Tag: Pop-Up Newsroom
When COVID-19 first hit, the Missouri School of Journalism quickly realized local newsrooms everywhere would be struggling to keep up with news about the virus. So the school created a “pop-up” newsroom called the Missouri Information Corps. We spent the summer reporting issues related to the pandemic and distributing stories and information to news outlets … Continued
Pooling resources and collaborating on projects in a wire service type situation can help newsrooms more adequately cover breaking news such as weather events, said Fergus Bell, co-founder of Pop-Up Newsroom. Bell, a 2019-20 RJI Fellow, said he has heard several people express a need for extra hands during such a situation. That inspired him … Continued
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has awarded nine fellowships for the 2018–19 academic year that address ways to reach underserved audiences, improve the quality and reach of video and data-driven stories, coordinate the coverage of breaking news and help high school students identify reliable sources of news and information.