Tag: Poynter Institute
These newspaper chain owners live where they publish
Local groups buy back community newspapers from big chains and invest in journalism.
Celebrating life, accomplishments of RJI’s first executive director, renowned journalist Pam Johnson
Thought leader. Teacher. “Champion of female and minority journalists.” Renowned journalist. Industry leader. These were just a few of the words that are used to describe Pam Johnson, 74, founding executive director of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, who died Jan. 20 after a long illness. Johnson, a Missouri School of Journalism graduate, came … Continued
The passion for visual storytelling
Here’s my plan for documenting and sharing that passion Allow me to introduce you to Julia Robinson. Ask her to tell you about a story that made a difference and it’s like the clouds clear away and the sun begins to shine. Her passion for this profession becomes clear. Even when times are tough, when … Continued
RJI Fellow researches impact of photojournalism
University of Minnesota Senior Fellow Sara Quinn is helping the National Press Photographers Association explore what makes photojournalism important and help newsrooms struggling to produce quality visual components, during an RJI fellowship.
D.C. symposium to discuss social media and the First Amendment
Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium will be held April 25 in Washington
Getting engaged. No diamond ring required
Some folks might think it’s a bit unusual for a print design professor to segue to a career researching and improving the relationships journalists have with their communities. Joy Mayer never gave it a second thought.
Class is in session: Join me to create mobile learning in digital skills for journalists
Second in a series introducing our 2017-2018 RJI Fellows and their projects.
Fact-checkers believe appetite for accuracy will grow despite a lack of trust in news
WASHINGTON — Journalists for the three leading fact-checking organizations say their role is to examine the claims of politicians and present the facts, not persuade the public of certain conclusions. The fact-checkers spoke Thursday at the 2017 Hurley Symposium titled “Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting,” hosted by the National Press Club. … Continued
AP’s Kia Breaux passionate about helping young people pursue college dreams
“I am the end result of the Talk Story, Write Story program’s mission,” said Kia Breaux, Midwest Regional Director of The Associated Press based in her hometown of Kansas City. “I certainly could have benefited from this program, and I know many others who could have as well.” She offered her remarks during a day-long … Continued
Katie Hawkins-Gaar: Old Walls, New Problems: Collaboration at Poynter
Katie Hawkins-Gaar, The Poynter Institute Katie Hawkins-Gaar is a member of the digital innovation faculty at The Poynter Institute, where she teaches journalists, stays on top of industry trends and geeks out about newsrooms testing new and exciting ideas. She is on a quest to prove that newsrooms don’t have to be unhappy places. Before joining Poynter, Hawkins-Gaar was … Continued