Usually characterized by a shoulder-to-shoulder push to see the latest in drone technology on a sprawling exhibit floor in Las Vegas, the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show was an entirely different affair, held virtually and lacking the biggest name in drones — DJI. With the conference grounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, the effort this month wasn’t … Continued
Travis McMillen, senior media producer in the RJI Futures Lab, writes about his visit to the National Association of Broadcasters’ NAB Show April 7-12 in Las Vegas. “From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways,” according to NAB’s website.
The Newspaper Association of America featured 2010 Reynolds Fellow Sean Reily in its Spring 2010 publication. Here are excerpts from NAA’s interview: While companies like Amazon, Plastic Logic, Barnes & Noble and Sony work on improving the reading experience and functionality of their e-reader devices, publishers are wondering when (or whether) putting their content on … Continued
While dedicating my current Fellowship Year at the Reynolds Journalism Institute to an exploration into E Reader devices and the opportunity they offer news providers as a reading and business platform, until a week ago I had only held an Amazon Kindle, a Sony Touch Edition and an IRex iLiad E Reader in my hands. … Continued
In the (near) paperless world of the future, reading from an electronic screen has long been hypothesized as the method through which readers will receive the bulk of their printed news and information. To augment this electronic news consumption, it has also long been hypothesized that optimizing the E-reading experience through the technology of E-Reader … Continued
An interview with Sean Reily as he begins his fellowship year. When the banking and real estate industries got clobbered in California, the Los Angeles Times, like every newspaper in America, felt the ripple effects. Revenues shrunk as fewer businesses placed employment or real estate ads. That meant sections shrank or disappeared, along with jobs … Continued
Sean Reily began his Reynolds Fellowship in August 2009 just as the market for e-readers was heating up. The Kindle, which Amazon had launched less than two years earlier, still was the only e-reader wirelessly distributing digital editions of newspapers. But Amazon’s surprising success with the Kindle was beginning to attract potential competitors. When RJI … Continued