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ASNE13 Day 2: Diversity, news literacy

By RJI on June 26, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
ASNE

The second day of the annual ASNE convention included conversations about diversity in the newsroom and challenges facing news literacy.

Futures Lab update #15: Interactive video, Google Glass apps, and second screen for local TV news

By Reuben Stern on June 25, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

How can online video become interactive? What goes into a Google Glass app? And how might mobile devices enhance local TV news?

RJI Links 6.21.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 21, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #14: Mobile apps, citizen reporters and Internet cars

By Reuben Stern on June 18, 2013 1 Comment Ideas

Is your mobile app offering the right features? Could your audience cover the news? And will radio survive in a world of Internet cars?

RJI links 6.14.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 14, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #13: Lessons on multiplatform publishing

By Reuben Stern on June 11, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Is your newsroom ready to publish on four platforms at once? Learn how one newsroom took on that challenge.

"Solutions" and journalism grow closer together -- what are implications for independence?

By Bill Densmore on June 5, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Jan Schaffer

There is increasing momentum driving the idea that mainstream journalism -- and the ethics training around it -- should include the notion that it is not only OK but essential for reporters to report and even help convene community conversation around "solutions" to problems. But what does this do to the notion of independence?

Futures Lab update #12: Freelancer tools, digital subscriptions and innovation advice

By Reuben Stern on June 4, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Is there a better way to manage freelancers? What can news organizations learn from companies like Netflix? And how could you foster more innovation in your newsroom?

RJI Links 5.31.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 31, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #11: Creating e-books and tapping into Reddit

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Are e-books worth the effort? And what kind of journalism could be done via Reddit?

RJI Links 5.24.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 24, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #10: PANDA, Meograph and mapping tools

By Reuben Stern on May 21, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Could PANDA rid your newsroom of "sad data"? And how can you create new kinds of maps and multimedia?

RJI Links 5.17.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 17, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Best Twitter practices for journalists

By RJI on May 16, 2013 1 Comment Ideas
Twitter

News editors no longer have to wait for AP updates or CNN videos, thanks to the meteoric spread of citizens armed with smart phones that can deliver photos, video and tweets even before local news trucks arrive on the scene.

RJI Futures Lab update #9: Gadgets and tech trends

By Reuben Stern on May 14, 2013 1 Comment Ideas

What new gadgets are most likely to change the reporting process? And how might technology shape news delivery in the future?

RJI Links 5.10.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 10, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #8: Vine, InfoActive, and lessons from innovative companies

By Reuben Stern on May 7, 2013 1 Comment Ideas

Can you connect with your audience in 6 seconds or less? And what can we learn from the world's most innovative companies?

RJI Links 5.3.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 3, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #7: A few crowd-sourcing ideas

By Reuben Stern on April 30, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

How can we harness the power of the crowd for reporting news? Or for getting information about crime?

Sokoloff: What hyperlocal marketers can learn from Disney's digital wristbands

Mickey Mouse

Different players have been experimenting with different elements of this online-to-offline migration of technology, but the Walt Disney Company has really taken the ball and run with it.