POY judging event helps visual storyteller on her journey to tell her story of healing
Attending this year’s Picture of the Year judging in February helped POY’s inaugural Rising Star Scholarship recipient Rosem Morton better understand how pictures are organized into stories. “I know it contributed to effective storytelling, especially my own storytelling,” she says. The Rising Star Scholarship is offered to working visual journalists of color with five or … Continued
Team tasked with solving The Associated Press challenge wins business journalism competition
A University of Missouri team tasked with increasing awareness, bringing in more customers and monetizing the health and science vertical at The Associated Press won the 10th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition. The competition brought together graduate students from the Missouri School of Journalism and Trulaske College of Business to tackle … Continued
Journalists, legal experts wrangle with the First Amendment and social media
First Amendment advocates and social media observers acknowledged at the Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium that the journalism and legal sectors are walking a tight rope. “We are having a reckoning about big tech that is overdue,” said Brian Stelter, the chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources.” “I do believe … Continued
Smart alarm clock delivering local news wins 12th annual journalism development competition
Winners will visit tech, media leaders in Boston later this year
D.C. symposium to discuss social media and the First Amendment
Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium will be held April 25 in Washington
Pictures of the Year to celebrate winners during awards reception, public forum
Event to also recognize College Photographer of the Year
RJI Innovation Series tackles artificial intelligence to embrace opportunities, fight challenges
Artificial intelligence poses a number of threats and opportunities to the news industry. News outlets such as Bloomberg and The Washington Post have used robots to help produce content. But some journalists fear robots might replace them.
Pictures of the Year judging kicks off next week
A panel of judges as diverse as the entries submitted to the 76th annual Pictures of the Year competition will soon pore over about 40,000 images from photojournalists around the world. The judging of the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism competition will take place Feb. 11 through March 1 at the Missouri School of Journalism. … Continued
Development competition finalists come up with ideas for making news more accessible in smart homes
Four finalist RJI Student Competition teams challenged to make news more accessible for the smart home have come up with ideas including interactive smart mirrors and the ability to ask basic questions about what they’re watching on TV news. The research firm Gartner projects there will be 20.4 billion “connected things” being used by 2020. … Continued
Rebranding for news organizations, how and why?
We speak with a marketing expert on how newsrooms can employ a third party to research their community and rebrand successfully.