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RJI searches for the great ideas for tomorrow's journalism from citizens, journalists, scholars and technology innovators.

Trina Chiasson: Making mobile-friendly infographics: Intro to Infoactive

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Trina Chiasson

Trina Chiasson is a developer, designer and self-proclaimed Web nerd. She is the co-founder and CEO of Infoactive, an online platform for building mobile-friendly, interactive infographics with live data.

Mike Wheeler: MobileVideoDIY: 360-degree resources for the mobile videographer

By Mike Wheeler on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mike Wheeler

Mike Wheeler is the managing partner in Westerly Partners, LLC., an investor advisory that provides strategic, financial and technology solutions to early-stage companies focused on the new media and technology industries.

Steve Rice and Judd Slivka: Promise and potholes: Where we are in mobile journalism

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Steve Rice

Steve Rice is an assistant professor in convergence journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. Judd Slivka teaches multimedia and mobile journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Misha Leybovich: Bringing multimedia storytelling to mobile

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Misha Leybovich

Misha Leybovich is the CEO of Meograph, which helps brands engage their customers in creating multimedia stories and mashups. He is a 2013–2014 Reynolds Fellow.

Adriano Farano: Watchup

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Adriano Farano

Adriano Farano is co-founder and CEO of Watchup, a startup reinventing the way we watch news. Featured by Apple, Watchup’s iPad app lets you enjoy your daily newscast from the world's most trusted news channels.

Will Sullivan: Building products for the other 5 billion

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Will Sullivan

Will Sullivan is the director of mobile for the Broadcasting Board of Governors, leading strategy, product design and development for news, information and language training resources for an audience of 206 million people weekly in more than 100 countries and 61 languages.

Mark Little: News in the noise

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mark Little

Mark Little is the founder of Storyful, the world’s first social media news agency. He leads a team of journalists and technologists who discover and verify the most compelling content on platforms like YouTube and Twitter.

David Cohn: Circa's mobile approach: The structure and form of news re-thought

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
David Cohn

David Cohn, director of news for Circa, addresses RJI's Mobile First conference about how Circa is concentrating on presenting news through mobile devices.

#RJIMobileFirst

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mobile First 2014

If you couldn't attend RJI's Mobile First event — or even if you did — browse through all the tweets to get the highlights.

Futures Lab update #53: Touchable video, sensor journalism, and the mobile transition

By Reuben Stern on April 1, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How is Cinematique adapting video to take advantage of touch screens? And how can sensors enable new kinds of reporting?

RJI links: Friday, March 28, 2014

By RJI on March 28, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI links

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 #52: Newspaper video that takes on TV news; and inside news curation apps

By Reuben Stern on March 25, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Could newspapers compete with TV when it comes to breaking news video? And is news curation a form of journalism?

Survey: Newspaper online paid content models now the norm

By Michael M. Jenner on March 24, 2014 0 Comments News
Paid content pie

Five years ago the notion of newspapers charging for online content was dismissed by many as an unworkable strategy. Today it’s become an industry norm.

Updating the Missouri Method with rapid iteration, multi-platform delivery

By Jim Flink on March 24, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Newsroom

What causes species to migrate? Inhospitable conditions? A yearning for home? A longing for greener pastures? In the case of multi-platform migration in news, it’s quite possibly a combination of all three.

Futures Lab update #51: SXSWi recap and text searches for audio and video

By Reuben Stern on March 18, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Is a fully automated world really that far off? And what if you could easily search for words or phrases inside media files?

SXSWi 2014: Ideas, concepts, observations and statements, part three

By Brian Steffens on March 17, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
SXSW 2014

"Curation, not content, is king," asserted Steve Rosenbaum of waywire.com. And he had the logic and examples to make his case. What started out as automated scraping moved up to RSS feeds, progressing to aggregators and has evolved to curation.

SXSWi 2014: Ideas, concepts, observations and statements, part two

By Brian Steffens on March 17, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
SXSW 2014

Analytics have moved beyond number of page views, time on site and the usual suspects. The two hot topics in Austin were predictive analytics and social analytics.

SXSWi 2014: Ideas, concepts, observations and statements, part one

By Brian Steffens on March 17, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
SXSW 2014

If iPad Nation were a country, by the end of 2013 it would be the seventh largest in the world, on its way to being fifth by mid-year 2014.

Mediatwits #113: Did Newsweek bungle Bitcoin founder unmasking? Plus: a report from SXSW

By RJI on March 14, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mediatwits 113

Last week, Newsweek resurrected its print issue with a splash, featuring a story that claimed to reveal the founder of Bitcoin as a reclusive Californian named Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto.

RJI links: Friday, March 14, 2014

By RJI on March 14, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

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.