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The View from CoMo: On disruption and the act of journalism

By Chris Shipley on September 18, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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For nearly 30 years, I have documented what my friend Mark Zawaki calls the “disruption business.” In Mark’s thesis, startups and Silicon Valley are not about innovation so much as they are about disruption.

Futures Lab update #27: Looking forward with a Yahoo executive, and the well-funded news startup Ozy

By Reuben Stern on September 17, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Will Internet giants like Yahoo dominate the future of news? Or will it be news-related startups like Ozy?

Ozyism #1: Super differentiated and tasty

By Brian Steffens on September 17, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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Updated Sept. 17, 2013: Some of the many inspiring things about the Reynolds Journalism institute are meeting new people, exposure to their work and their enthusiasm for that work, and sharing all that with others in our circles of friends, colleagues and fellow travelers. It’s a vibrant outcome from RJI’s focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

RJI links: Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

By RJI on September 13, 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 #94: How Riptide sunk legacy media; Ugly sexism at Disrupt, Business Insider

By RJI on September 13, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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This was not a stellar week for the tech media world. The Riptide project was an in-depth look by news pioneers at early efforts by traditional media to adapt to the rising tide of disruption — and how they failed.

Futures Lab update #26: Online subscription models and automated journalism

By Reuben Stern on September 10, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Are online paywalls generating significant revenue? And what happens when computers write news stories?

RJI links: Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

By RJI on September 6, 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 #25: User-friendly video apps and WBEZ's Curious City

By Reuben Stern on September 3, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

How should video be displayed in your mobile app? And what if audience members came along with you during the reporting process?

RJI links: Aug. 30, 2013

By RJI on August 30, 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 #24: Free infographics tools and innovation rain forests

By Reuben Stern on August 27, 2013 1 Comment Ideas

Think you don't have the skills to make an infographic? Think again. And what could innovators learn from a rain forest?

RJI links: Aug. 23, 2013

By RJI on August 23, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
RJI links: Aug. 23, 2013

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 #23: Multimedia story tools and lessons from a journalism fellowship

By Reuben Stern on August 20, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Could multimedia storytelling get any easier? And what exactly does someone learn during a journalism fellowship?

Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

By RJI on August 19, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here, she generously offers a number of insights, with this the second of her three-part series.

RJI links: Aug. 16, 2013

By RJI on August 16, 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.

Decoding collaboration part 1: Can or should news collaboration be forced?

By RJI on August 15, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Jo Ellen Green Kaiser

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here she generously offers a number of insights, with this the first of her three part series.

Dozier School for Boys tragedy continues

By RJI on August 13, 2013 0 Comments

RJI digital newsbook chronicles the discovery of death and abuse

Futures Lab update #22: Comments via ReadrBoard, and success at the Deseret News

By Reuben Stern on August 13, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Could reader comments be better organized? And how is the Deseret News increasing circulation and revenue?

RJI links: Aug. 9, 2013

By RJI on August 9, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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Futures Lab update #21: SimulTV, micro video and smarter analytics

By Reuben Stern on August 5, 2013 0 Comments Ideas

Is one screen really better than two? Is six seconds of video enough time to do anything? And how could newsrooms be smarter with analytics?

RJI links: Aug. 2, 2013

By RJI on August 2, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
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RJI links, daily curation of the best stories from across the Web.