Newsrooms come together to tackle problem of digital news preservation

Leadership from each of the Missouri School of Journalism’s professional media outlets gathered together in a conference room in late April, no small feat for a group in charge of “feeding the beast” of news media day after day while also juggling teaching responsibilities at the School. The challenge that brought them together? Preservation and accessibility of digital news archives.

Want to collaborate more? Get your tools to talk to each other

Put automations to work to make collaborating easier with tools like Airtable, Slack and Google Drive The One Newsroom, which is the convergence of The Columbia Missourian, KBIA, KOMU, Vox Magazine, and the Missouri Business Alert, into one space, has created more opportunities for collaboration.  The Missourian converted its old content budgeting process (once hosted … Continued

Troubleshooting in a newly converged newsroom

Takeaways from combining a radio, TV, newspaper and magazine staff into one space for collaboration It has been three months since the Missouri School of Journalism reconfigured the space for the One Newsroom, a converged hub for five newsrooms: the Columbia Missourian, a daily community newspaper; KOMU, an NBC affiliate TV newsroom; KBIA, an NPR … Continued

Collaborative community ‘zine’ wins top news engagement idea at RJI Student Innovation Competition

A student team that partnered with L.A. Taco, a digital-only news source in Los Angeles, to create a collaborative community ‘zine’ (short for magazine) to help with engagement, won the 2020-21 RJI Student Innovation Competition. “Remains to be Zine,” which was made up of Caitlin Hernandez, Astrid Kayembe, Laura Gonzalez and Melody Waintal of the … Continued