Nolan Xiong finds new purpose as journalism student, RJI student innovation staffer
Nolan Xiong didn’t plan to go to school for journalism. In fact, after leaving Spokane Community College in Spokane, Washington, and heading to Minneapolis, he wasn’t sure he wanted to go back to school at all.
Infographics: Tips and Tools
Infographic building is a skill that some of us just don’t have. If you have the time, you could learn to use Adobe After Effects or if you have the budget, hire someone who is a pro. But if you’re like us and had to dive in with no experience, here are a few tools that can … Continued
Infographics: Explaining the ADHD brain
Student Megan Smith used visual thinking to build infographics to explain how the ADHD brain functions. Watch our next segment with Ross Crooks, Column Five Media Co-Founder, about how to build strong inforgraphics to tell stories.
Infographics: Telling stories through visual thinking
Ross Crooks, co-founder of Column Five, shares how to use infographics successfully to tell stories in journalism.
Mobile long-form journalism: The future is (even more) visual
Three RJI Research Scholars spent the past year studying the effectiveness and sustainability of long-form digital journalism. This is the fifth in a five-part series based on 53 interviews with millennials to gauge this audience’s reception to long-form journalism delivered on mobile platforms.
Study: Millennials spent more time on text and video, but gave more praise for photos, infographics
Three RJI Research Scholars spent the past year studying the effectiveness and sustainability of long-form digital journalism. This is the fourth in a five-part series based on 53 interviews with millennials to gauge this audience’s reception to long-form journalism delivered on mobile platforms.
RJI Fellow alumnus leads team launching new social debate application
Team members behind a newly launched social debate application didn’t believe people had an adequate place online to share opinions about the latest news events and gauge support for their views. This led Advance Digital’s incubator Alpha Group to create The Tylt, which lets people vote on news topics such as Apple’s refusal to unlock … Continued