Making the case for youth media to newsroom leadership
Why youth media is worth the investment.
Funding your youth media program
Youth media programs can open up new funding opportunities for public media stations.
Youth radio journalism resources roundup
Starting a journalism program for teens? You don’t need to create training and curriculum materials from scratch Starting a youth radio program at your shop means managing a lot of moving pieces. You’ve got to find funding, staff, space and equipment. You’ve got to meet with youth who are interested in storytelling and amplifying teen … Continued
6 stories show how youth media can go where adults can’t
Youth-produced journalism can take audiences to unique places and provide different perspectives on important issues.
Rebuilding trust in media one community at a time
Our readers, viewers and listeners must become our advocates.
RJI Student Innovation Competition finalists using inventive journalism tools to connect communities with important services
Nine teams from universities around the country are competing as finalists in the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s 2023 Student Innovation Competition at the Missouri School of Journalism.
Watchdog Writers Group announces new fellows and student reporters
Authors and students will produce books and articles on the industrial and cultural degradation of the American prairie; the rising incarceration rate among women; and the FBI’s infiltration of Black Lives Matter protests in the Midwest.
Why youth media matters
Youth media is an under-tapped approach to addressing some of public media’s biggest challenges.
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.
RJI student innovation staffers work with community newsrooms to stay on cutting edge of technology and content
During the spring semester, four students at the University of Missouri worked at the Reynolds Journalism Institute as student innovation staffers. Annie Jennemann and Regan Mertz, both graduate students at the Missouri School of Journalism, worked under the tutelage of Kat Duncan, RJI’s director of innovation, while undergraduates Gabriella Miesner and Nolan Xiong were overseen … Continued