Potter Digital Ambassadors visit five weekly newspapers to boost outlets’ multimedia, social media

The Potter Digital Ambassadors program recently paired five college journalism students with rural Missouri newspapers to help implement multimedia and social media strategies. This was the inaugural year of the program, which is underwritten by Missouri School of Journalism alumnus and newspaper editor Walt Potter. The ambassadors, all from the Missouri School of Journalism, had … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism and MU Extension partner to deliver video expertise to journalists

Kay Foran The Missouri School of Journalism and the University of Missouri Extension recently partnered to deliver video strategies to journalists in northwest Missouri. The training was part of the School of Journalism’s ongoing outreach and service to community news organizations in Missouri and nationwide. Nearly 25 newspaper, radio and television staff members and MU … Continued

FL#199: Language recognition via Speechmatics

A British company called Speechmatics is working to build more accurate technology to turn spoken words into text across a wide range of different languages. We explore how the system might help journalists in the future. Reporting by Lily Oppenheimer, Rachel Wise and Jessica King. Additional information A key aspect of the technology is that … Continued