Saving history from disappearing

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) and University of Missouri Libraries received a $250,000 grant this fall from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help ensure the survival of today’s digital news record for future generations.

Short Takes: A complex answer to a complex question

Grace Lett, Samantha Bowers and Chris Olszewski Short Takes is an occasional series that captures interesting work by Missouri School of Journalism students. Local newspapers want the answer to one question: What’s the best way for content to increase digital subscribers? We spent the semester working with the McClatchy publishing company and two of its … Continued

Backing local news, building trust, innovating solutions

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has awarded seven fellowships for the 2019–20 academic year with projects to improve gun violence reporting, expand solutions-based journalism by local TV stations, help large and small newsrooms get the most out of push notifications, customize audio documentaries through voice commands, measure the community impact of online stories and … Continued

Brian Gorman on MediaExecsTech.com

iPublish Media Solutions is an example of a technology company that makes running a news operation less expensive. They offer a “do-it-yourself” advertising platform that lets individuals or companies build a print, digital or social ad.