What were the big themes at this year's South by Southwest Interactive conference? Where do programmer-journalists come from? And how did The New York Times revolutionize the art of online narrative storytelling?
Global Moxie's Josh Clark suggests the future may not be, or may not need, smart refrigerators, microwaves, etc. The future will use mobile devices to control more aspects of our lives, but they won’t necessarily be an all-in-one tool.
There is an interesting twist to the way Safari currently blocks and now Firefox proposes to block third-party cookies. In an attempt to not “break the Internet” by blocking all third-party cookies, the browsers will allow third parties to set cookies on you if you had previously visited their site.
Bring your lunch and join Tom Rosenstiel, author of "The Elements of Journalism: What News People Should Know and the Public Should Expect." The session will take place at noon in the Fred W. Smith Forum, 200 Reynolds Journalism Institute. Can't attend in person? View the live stream at rjionline.org/live.
Walt Harrington lectured about the importance of ethics based on his long-time experience in journalism. He believes that accuracy is not only about a journalist’s individual credibility, but the reputation of the publication, the industry and our society.
Whenever one of the main Web browsers announces a new default do-not-track mechanism, the ad industry suggests the new privacy controls will harm their business. Reynolds Fellow Matt Sokoloff sees these privacy controls a little differently.
Concentrating on “The Last Trawlers,” a piece about the decline of shrimp boating along the coast of Georgia, Tony Rehagen explores the literary anthropologist’s mission: to go out and find the story, even though you’re unsure what it’s going to be; and further, how to discover your story in the material you’ve gathered.
Using as a focal point “The Education of Ms. Barsallo,” which chronicles the life of a first year teacher in a challenging public school, Robert Sanchez discusses the art of acquiring access, spending time, and going deep with your subject. Learn how memorable scenes are everywhere if you pay attention to your reporting universe.
A workshop on reporting and writing nonfiction, featuring Esquire's Mike Sager and Walt Harrington, plus five young MU grads whose writing is collected in Next Wave, America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists.
Pictures of the Year International released the complete 70th Annual Winners List at the conclusion of judging the 70th annual competition, setting the mark for excellence for photojournalism and visual journalism in 2012.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - Wednesday, February 27, 2013Events
Every year the Reynolds Fellows carry out major projects aimed at enhancing the practice or understanding of journalism or advertising. Curious to know what they're up to? Join the Reynolds Fellows at a series of brown bag sessions throughout the month.