Tag: Reynolds Journalism Institute
RJI partners with digital director of One Newsroom for Independent Journalist Bootcamp
The Missouri School of Journalism’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute will host its first-ever Independent Journalist Bootcamp from May 19-20. The virtual bootcamp, which will feature sessions covering a wide range of skills and issues in independent journalism, is open to anyone — college students, independent journalists and newsroom staff alike are encouraged to attend. … Continued
Introducing the 2023-2024 RJI Fellows
The newest class of RJI Fellows is working to help newsrooms engage with and accurately represent their communities. Their innovative and practical projects range from teaching journalists how to work with amateur radio operators during natural disasters to improving the quality of reporting on Latino and Hispanic communities.
Reynolds Journalism Institute awards more than $13,000 to top three collegiate teams in nationwide Student Innovation Competition
COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 6, 2023) — The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute today announced the winners of the RJI Student Innovation Competition, awarding prizes of $10,000, $2,500 and $1,000 to three collegiate teams who came up with the best practical, actionable plans to address a local need in their community through service journalism. “Eight teams … Continued
Community media unburdened by mainstream legacy makes all the difference
A PushBlack campaign grew donations 30% to a voter registration drive in the South. Native News, supported by grants and sponsors, launches a new health-care newsletter and quickly grows it to 26,000 subscribers. And after a collaborative of healthcare organizations in Philadelphia partnered with WURD Radio to distribute colorectal cancer screening kits, dozens of Black … Continued
Symposium at Reynolds Journalism Institute asks: What happens when AI creates defamatory content?
In a world where artificial intelligence can write headlines and even compose passable news stories, the notion of “defamation by algorithm” is no longer the realm of science fiction.
As a fledgling managing editor at The Maneater, Sydney Lewis often learned on the fly. Now the junior is connecting college newsrooms nationwide to build a novel network of support.
Two new researchers to lead impact-driven research at Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute
The Missouri School of Journalism is set to welcome two new research faculty and alums who will work with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) to translate academic work into direct benefits for newsrooms around the country.
A new ‘Potter Listening Tour:’ Local newspapers can still work, even with different paths
A different kind of “right sizing,” grants and donations, and tinkering with the balance of online and print are some of the ways.
Newest class of RJI Student Innovation Fellows to help newsrooms develop inventive solutions this summer
Six students at the Missouri School Journalism have been selected for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) Student Innovation Fellowships program. They will work at local news organizations around the country this summer to gain hands-on experience with a wide variety of innovative newsroom projects. “The 2023 RJI Student Innovation Fellows are all very … Continued
Emily Lytle joins RJI innovation team as Innovation in Focus editor, will work with community newsrooms near and far to develop practical tools and solutions
Emily Lytle, formerly a reporter covering Sussex County, Delaware for Gannett newspapers in the state, will join the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism as the Innovation in Focus editor. Lytle will start on Jan. 3.