Blog http://rjionline.org/blog?area=All&topic=All&author=All&date[value][date]=&date[default_date]=&date[default_to_date]= en News companies as tech companies: Some venture capitalists say yes http://rjionline.org/blog/news-companies-tech-companies-some-venture-capitalists-say-yes <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For years, the drumbeat among venture capitalists has been that content is expensive and is not worth their investment. But we’ve seen a turnaround, and the question is, why now? The answer may simply be optimism.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/blog/news-companies-tech-companies-some-venture-capitalists-say-yes#comments Ideas Entrepreneurship Revenue Strategies Reynolds Fellows Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:51:17 +0000 hendersonl 23761 at http://rjionline.org RJI links: Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 http://rjionline.org/blog/rji-links-friday-oct-24-2014 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>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.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/blog/rji-links-friday-oct-24-2014#comments Ideas RJI links Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:19:14 +0000 hendersonl 23756 at http://rjionline.org Is a new type of young adult media user emerging? http://rjionline.org/blog/new-type-young-adult-media-user-emerging <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>I’m conducting research interviews to better understand media use motivations and preferences of 18- to 29-year-old careerists. Nine interviews in and I’m observing an interesting and unanticipated pattern from the data.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/blog/new-type-young-adult-media-user-emerging#comments Ideas Research Reynolds Fellows Social Media Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:41:24 +0000 hendersonl 23746 at http://rjionline.org Mediatwits 135: HBO, CBS jump into streaming services for cord-cutters http://rjionline.org/mediatwits/135 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Last week HBO and CBS both announced plans to offer stand-alone streaming services on the web. It’s a major turn-about for the pay cable service HBO (owned by Time Warner), which has long maintained they are “not TV.” This move will allow viewers to cut the cord to their cable TV subscriptions and purchase HBO programming alone.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/mediatwits/135#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:27:11 +0000 hendersonl 23741 at http://rjionline.org 'Losing a piece of you': The fragility of digital news archives http://rjionline.org/blog/losing-piece-you-fragility-digital-news-archives <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In this video, Tom Warhover, executive editor for innovation at the Columbia Missourian, discussed the devastating 2002 loss of more than 15 years worth of content at the Missourian. Archival specialists and journalists will address this problem for the news industry at "Dodging the Memory Hole: Saving Born-digital News Content."</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/blog/losing-piece-you-fragility-digital-news-archives#comments Ideas JDNA Video JDNA Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:12:17 +0000 hendersonl 23636 at http://rjionline.org Futures Lab update #80: New story metrics from API; and newsroom tracking tool Desk-Net http://rjionline.org/futures-lab-update/080-american-press-institute-story-metrics-analytics-desk-net <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Do you know which story types get the most traffic on your site? Or how to keep track of stories across platforms?</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/futures-lab-update/080-american-press-institute-story-metrics-analytics-desk-net#comments Ideas Analytics Best Practices Engagement Futures Lab Innovation Revenue Strategies Solutions Video Futures Lab update Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:12:23 +0000 sternr 23726 at http://rjionline.org RJI links: Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 http://rjionline.org/blog/rji-links-friday-oct-17-2014 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>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.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/blog/rji-links-friday-oct-17-2014#comments Ideas RJI links Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:21:12 +0000 hendersonl 23696 at http://rjionline.org Mediatwits 134: Podcasts rise again, this time with profits http://rjionline.org/mediatwits/134 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Podcasting is quickly becoming a breeding ground for inventive content creators and radio producers striking out on their own. The medium has ebbed and flowed in popularity and presumed viability since its creation, but is having a heyday as key figures from radio are crossing over, striking out on their own, and even making money.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/mediatwits/134#comments Ideas Video Mediatwits Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:13:22 +0000 hendersonl 23691 at http://rjionline.org Do journalists have an obligation to tell a source their story will be used in sponsored content? http://rjionline.org/blog/do-journalists-have-obligation-tell-source-their-story-will-be-used-sponsored-content <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How do I identify myself to potential sources in reporting a story that would become sponsored content?</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/blog/do-journalists-have-obligation-tell-source-their-story-will-be-used-sponsored-content#comments Ideas Advertising/Marketing Reynolds Fellows Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:48:59 +0000 hendersonl 23656 at http://rjionline.org Brainstorm! What are future ways to fund news organizations? http://rjionline.org/blog/brainstorm-what-are-future-ways-fund-news-organizations <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-teaser"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As much as journalists may hate to hear this, news is not something that lots of people are willing to pay for. Advertising, meanwhile, continues to decline as a revenue source for news organizations, which are requiring more revenue streams to survive and must come up with new ones to add into the mix.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://rjionline.org/blog/brainstorm-what-are-future-ways-fund-news-organizations#comments Ideas Advertising/Marketing Revenue Strategies Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:57:30 +0000 hendersonl 23671 at http://rjionline.org