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Mediatwits #101: Twitter goes to Wall Street; Omidyar and Greenwald’s new project

By RJI on November 8, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Mediatwits 101

We’re joined by media strategist Sarah Evans and Reuters’ Felix Salmon to discuss Twitter's initial public offering. In addition, we’ll talk about eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s new brainchild: a digital media outlet that has already attracted the talent of the Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald and Dan Froomkin.

RJI links: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

By RJI on November 8, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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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 #34: Automated video editing and mobile app tools

By Reuben Stern on November 5, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

What if software could automatically edit your video together? Or if building a mobile app were easy enough for anyone to do?

Mediatwits #100: Data visualizations at LA Times; Defining a journalist or acts of journalism?

By RJI on November 1, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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Data visualization — graphs, animations, interactives and more — is increasingly becoming one more tool in a journalist’s storytelling kit.

RJI links: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

By RJI on November 1, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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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 #33: Inside the Huffington Post

By Reuben Stern on October 29, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

What happens inside the newsroom at the Huffington Post? And how is that different from where you work?

RJI links: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

By RJI on October 25, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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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 #99: New ABC News digital chief; Listicles leading to… investigative reporting?

By RJI on October 25, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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BuzzFeed is looking to expand beyond its reputation for cat pictures and rapid-fire, socially viral lists. This Monday, the site announced the creation of its own investigative reporting unit under the supervision of Mark Schoofs.

Futures Lab update #32: Digital insights from the ONA13 conference in Atlanta

By Reuben Stern, Travis McMillen on October 22, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

When it comes to digital, what should your newsroom be doing today? Plus, other insights from the ONA13 conference.

RJI links: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

By Brian Steffens on October 18, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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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.

Introducing Beta Test Diaries, your guide to using “Searchlights and Sunglasses”

By Eric Newton on October 17, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Searchlights and Sunglasses

Today, Knight Foundation launched a new digital book and teaching tool, "Searchlights and Sunglasses." Here author Eric Newton kicks off a series on how students, educators and professional journalists can use the book.

New digital book on journalism’s future is call for change and teaching tool

By Marika Lynch on October 17, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Searchlights and Sunglasses

“Searchlights and Sunglasses” is a digital expedition that draws on everything from Ancient Greece to science fiction writers to place the industry’s evolution in perspective. It also pushes journalists and educators to better blend traditional journalistic values with digital age platforms.

The good, the bad ... and the future

By Brian Steffens on October 16, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Tom Silvestri

What's working, what's not, and other nuggets from SNPA Summit 2013: The future is ours to win.

Journalism: an opportunity to align boomer, millennial cultural similarities

By Brian Steffens on October 15, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Carl Nordgren

Summit 2013: The Future is Ours to Win. SNPA's 110th annual meeting opened with a focus on the industry's most important asset: its people.

Futures Lab update #31: Mobile revenue, social video news, and learning from the Texas Tribune

By Reuben Stern on October 15, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

How can you generate revenue from mobile apps and iPad editions? And what is social mobile video news?

RJI links: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

By Brian Steffens on October 11, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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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 #98: ‘Fifth Estate’ Dramatizes WikiLeaks; Twitter IPO Mania

By RJI on October 11, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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This week, we’re joined by Zach Seward of Atlantic Media/Quartz and Dennis Berman of the Wall Street Journal to discuss Twitter’s filing, as well as regular guests Monica Guzman of the Seattle Times and GeekWire and The Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox.

Futures Lab update #30: The future of wire services and a truth layer for the Internet

By Reuben Stern on October 8, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

What if newspapers stopped subscribing to wire services? And what if the Internet had an automatic truth filter?

LION association answering sustainability, survivability questions

By Randy Picht on October 7, 2013 1 Comment Ideas
Local Independent Online News Publishers

Continue to ask if you like but the 115-member and growing Local Independent Online News (LION) association seems to be answering the sustainability, or survivability question, quite well.

RJI links: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

By RJI on October 4, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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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.