Defined focus can help newsrooms automate
A contained core of apps and systems keeps automated tools approachable and trackable: A discussion with Joe Amditis.
Could a banking law designed to end redlining drive more capital into local journalism?
A consortium of Black news publishers wants federal regulators to update Community Reinvestment Act rules so banks do more for local, minority-owned media.
How to optimize your videos on Instagram Reels
7 tips to make your Reels work
What newsrooms can learn from creator culture and monetization strategies
Like the music and movie industry before us, it’s time for journalism to rethink the way things are done.
Journalists are creators now, and that’s a good thing
Journalism’s hostility is understandable, but our denial is not.In 2009, the former editor-in-chief at Thomson Reuters, David Schlesinger, described journalism as one of the great self-declared professions. He wrote, “I am a journalist because I said I was one more than two decades ago and have spent the years since working on my abilities. I am not … Continued
Year in review: How RJI continues to work with, and for, journalists
Eight ways RJI helped newsrooms like yours in 2020 It doesn’t happen every year, but when the unexpected discovery becomes a bit of a trend at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, it’s a good year. And that it happened in 2020, which, for the most part, has been a tough year, is especially good. … Continued
Instagram Reels: Q&A with Anthony Quintano
For Innovation in Focus this month I experimented with Instagram Reels and spoke with social media manager Anthony Quintano about Instagram Reels and how it compares to TikTok so far. He is currently a manager of visual storytelling and has trained journalists on how to use social media since 2010 at NBC, Recode and Honolulu Civil Beat. … Continued
5 ways that local newsrooms can utilize TikTok
On a platform that consists primarily of dance and comedy videos, is there space for news?
Challenge Accepted! What newsrooms need to know about Generation Z
A Missouri School of Journalism capstone team worked with BuzzFeed to find the answer to one complex question: What does Gen Z celebrate? While finding the answer, we were to develop personality profiles that captured what it’s like to be a member of Gen Z