Strategic campaign structure helps news organizations grow revenue, partners and audience
Campaigns can help news organizations build revenue through sponsorships, grow general brand awareness and cultivate a specific niche audience. Earlier this summer, I shared tips on how to craft a strategic sponsorship campaign with members of the Institute for Nonprofit News at its annual conference, INNDAYS2019 in Houston. My presentation, which goes into more detail … Continued
Post Episode 11: Reporters discuss covering different aspects of immigration
Pulitzer Prize Winner Hannah Dreier of ProPublica discusses her prize-winning series about Salvadoran immigrants who were wrapped up in a federal investigation of MS-13. Other recent coverage of immigration issues are also highlighted.
Houston Chronicle, RJI partner to keep chemical company data site available for journalists
A resource that helped The Houston Chronicle shed light on chemical disasters and facilities posing the greatest potential harm to the public, in the event of an emergency, got a new lease on life. After facing an uncertain future after its original owner — the Center for Effective Government — was shut down, the Right … Continued
RJI Student Innovation Fellow takes talents to ABC News ahead of 2020 presidential primaries
Fellowship program pairs up digitally-minded millennials with newsrooms
Instagram and RJI partner for Instagram Local News Fellowship
Three MU student journalists to spend summer working for newsrooms to help build community through local news coverage on Instagram.
Journalists, legal experts wrangle with the First Amendment and social media
First Amendment advocates and social media observers acknowledged at the Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium that the journalism and legal sectors are walking a tight rope. “We are having a reckoning about big tech that is overdue,” said Brian Stelter, the chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources.” “I do believe … Continued
Post Episode 8: Investigative filmmakers and podcasters discuss their popular documentaries
In Episode Eight, Post reviews investigative documentaries, including two that are currently popular on Netflix. This show features the documentaries Ghost Fleet and The Devil We Know, the docu-series Evil Genius, and the podcast series In the Dark, Season Two.
Learn a little, teach a little, everyone wins
The second year of a Reynolds Journalism Institute program that turns a journalism student into a teacher of digital and social media skills at a community newspaper was another big hit. The 2019 edition of the Potter Digital Ambassador Program sent seven digitally savvy young journalists from the Missouri School of Journalism to seven newsrooms … Continued
API announces affiliation with Trusting News and RJI to provide new funding and growth in 2019
The American Press Institute and RJI announced a partnership today to grow and strengthen the Trusting News project, which has been working with newsrooms across the country for the past three years.
Post Episode 6: Reporters look at arming teachers, school threat assessments and stolen guns
In Episode 6 of Post, journalists discuss in-depth reporting about guns — from gun owners with dementia to schools attempting to prevent shootings by arming teachers or conducting student threat assessments.