Pictures of the Year announces 78th competition winners
The judging of the 78th annual Pictures of the Year International, the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism contest, recently wrapped up with a new group of winners. This year’s contest brought in nearly 40,000 images, along with short films and online storytelling presentations. “The judging of the images and stories in POY this year was … Continued
Journalists, business leaders consider roles in creating a more equitable, resilient local economy
As RJI continues to explore the links between rebuilding local economies and futureproofing local media, we want to better understand how to incentivize local conversations and experiments that help newsrooms build deep, reciprocal relationships that generate community-led solutions, revenue streams and business models to ensure their survival. The first of those experiments gets underway today … Continued
Why the email newsletter is 2020’s MVP format
Newsletters are surging, and it’s not just a COVID thing
Spinning up a highly focused newsletter? Keep these 4 things in mind
As the news around the coronavirus became overwhelming for readers but even journalists, the Missourian, like many newsrooms, rolled out a coronavirus newsletter in mid-March.
Thanks to COVID-19, local news will never be the same. And it shouldn’t be
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our routines, transformed our social interactions and redefined our relationships. Yet, as odd as it sounds, we’ll likely come to appreciate some of the changes this crisis wrought. Panic has a knack for dislodging lethargy. In local news, this lethargy — in the form of a steadily declining but still … Continued
Newsrooms gain support on innovative work during COVID-19 with RJI Student Innovation Fellowships
The coronavirus pandemic has presented numerous challenges to newsroom of all sizes. RJI hopes to do its part to keep moving forward innovation and new ideas with a summer version of its RJI Student Innovation Fellowships.
Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future winner creates online learning platform for journalists
A University of Missouri student team, who came up with the idea to teach different journalistic skills through an online subscription-based learning platform, won the 11th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition.