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RJI links: Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

By RJI on January 30, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links

RJI links, daily curation of the best stories from across the Web to help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Mediatwits 145: Super Streaming Bowl goes online for free

By RJI on January 30, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
Mediatwits 145

The Super Bowl is getting more digital every year. Recently, the NFL inked a deal with Google that would show official NFL clips on YouTube. On Sunday, you’ll be able to watch highlights live from the game in your search results if you search for the Super Bowl.

The future begins with P: privacy, personalization and payment

By Bill Densmore on January 28, 2015 1 Comment Research
The future begins with P: privacy, personalization and payment

What will sustain journalism in service of democracy? Because of the rise of the Internet and the financial challenges faced by legacy media organizations, that question tugs at those who write and produce the news.

Futures Lab update #91: How Mashable attracts 'the Connected Generation'

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on January 28, 2015 0 Comments Ideas

How does the newsroom stay ahead of the social conversation? And how do they predict what might go viral?

Understanding the patterns of media use among young adults

By RJI on January 28, 2015 1 Comment Research
Mary Grigsby

During her 2014-2015 Reynolds Fellowship, Mary Grigsby, a professor of rural sociology at the University of Missouri, is qualitatively examining young careerists’ changing media behaviors and how their motivations and preferences will influence current and future news products and services.

Mediatwits 144: Can digital dimes add up for newspapers with less print?

By RJI on January 23, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
Mediatwits 144

It’s easy to understand why newspapers are concerned about advertising dollars moving toward the web when you consider that advertising accounts for nearly 70 percent of revenue in the news industry.

RJI links: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

By RJI on January 23, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links

RJI links, daily curation of the best stories from across the Web to help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Futures Lab update #90: Editing viral content, and monitoring state legislators

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on January 21, 2015 0 Comments Ideas

What goes into making stuff that gets shared? And how might a website keep tabs on elected representatives?

13 tips for improving your news organization’s social media strategy

By Jennifer Nelson on January 21, 2015 1 Comment Ideas
13 tips for improving your news organization’s social media strategy

Social media is an opportunity to bring headlines to subscribers and followers and engage with them throughout the day. Below are 13 tips to consider when assessing your Facebook and Twitter posting strategy.

Hacking Journalism demos twelve new ideas rethinking video news at Condé Nast

By Jeanne Brooks on January 20, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
Hacking Journalism demos twelve new ideas rethinking video news at Condé Nast

Hacking Journalism held its second hackathon in New York this past weekend hosted by Condé Nast, Embedly, MIT Future of News and Hacks/Hackers.

RJI links: Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

By RJI on January 16, 2015 0 Comments
RJI Links

RJI links, daily curation of the best stories from across the Web to help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Futures Lab update #89: Video apps from Fly Labs and micropayments via Blendle

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on January 14, 2015 0 Comments Ideas

Could there now be a viable way to collect payments for reading individual stories? And what if mobile video tools worked more like other smartphone apps?

My year in apps

By Judd Slivka on January 9, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
My year in apps

Getting towards the end of the year, so it feels like a good time to review the things on the phone. A lot of old standbys here, a few new things. I have what the wife calls “an app problem,” so I’ve limited it here to one screen on my phone — the one with the apps I’m using regularly.

RJI links: Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

By RJI on January 9, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links

To help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Mediatwits 142: CES roundup: Dish’s streaming move; Intel’s diversity push

By RJI on January 9, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
Mediatwits 142

It’s a new year and you know what that means. It’s time for another glitzy International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. For tech and media journalists, traveling to this venerable trade show is something of a post-holiday tradition.

Learning the art of the long-distance collaboration

By Alex Remington on January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Alex Remington

"It's been an education — not just in the state of the field I've chosen, but in how to maintain a long-distance collaboration," says Alex Remington.

Coming to terms: A journalist’s definition of native advertising

By Jaci Smith on January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Jaci Smith

"As an industry, we’re not exactly consistent in our use of the term – or any term related to the blending of editorial and advertising," says Jaci Smith. "Does native advertising mean advertorial, sponsored content or branded content?"

Cover Your Gap: Empowering journalists to better cover economic inequality

Cover Your Gap

Over four months, a group of 17 seniors at the Missouri School of Journalism spent a semester researching this topic and developing “Cover Your Gap,” an online guide for journalists to improve their reporting on economic inequality.

Futures Lab update #88: Attracting investment capital and reaching young local readers

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on January 7, 2015 0 Comments Ideas

Why are digital media startups like Vice, BuzzFeed and Vox Media so attractive to outside investors?