Challenge Accepted! What newsrooms need to know about Generation Z
A Missouri School of Journalism capstone team worked with BuzzFeed to find the answer to one complex question: What does Gen Z celebrate? While finding the answer, we were to develop personality profiles that captured what it’s like to be a member of Gen Z
Eight takeaways for newsrooms to integrate augmented, virtual or mixed reality into the workplace
Five journalists spend two days at RJI for immersive video storytelling event; walk away more energized about the technology.
Seven lessons for immersive storytellers from the RJI Innovation Series
Creating content for the leading edge of the immersive video world — virtual reality, augmented reality, 360-degree — can be challenging for many newsrooms both in terms of how to master the technology and what projects to try it on. RJI invited a handful of innovative folks who either use the technologies or write about … Continued
Immersive technology event speakers
Veda Shastri Veda Shastri is a documentary filmmaker and immersive video journalist. She is currently a producer of The Daily 360 at The New York Times where she handles international coverage in 360 video. She recently produced the series “Genocide’s Legacy” as well as an interactive from inside Fukushima, Japan. Veda co-produced a VR documentary, … Continued
Immersive technology event brings industry professionals to Missouri classrooms
Rather than just hearing case studies about what newsrooms are doing with immersive technologies, University of Missouri students will interact with professionals in these fields in the classroom during an upcoming event. “It’s one thing to look at a car online,” says Jim Flink, assistant professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and event leader. “It’s a whole … Continued
RJI announces 2018-19 class of fellows
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has awarded nine fellowships for the 2018–19 academic year that address ways to reach underserved audiences, improve the quality and reach of video and data-driven stories, coordinate the coverage of breaking news and help high school students identify reliable sources of news and information.