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

RJI Links 5.3.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 3, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #7: A few crowd-sourcing ideas

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 30, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can we harness the power of the crowd for reporting news? Or for getting information about crime?

Sokoloff: What hyperlocal marketers can learn from Disney's digital wristbands

Mickey Mouse

Different players have been experimenting with different elements of this online-to-offline migration of technology, but the Walt Disney Company has really taken the ball and run with it.

RJI Links 4.26.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 26, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Free LPA and RJI paid online content resources

By RJI on April 24, 2013 0 Comments News
Dollar sign

Thank you for attending the LPA Paid Online Content session last week in Baton Rouge.

Futures Lab update #6: Visions of the future of news

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 23, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Which future trends are likely to affect your newsroom? And what are consumer brands doing that newsrooms could learn from?

Free VPA and RJI social media resources

By RJI on April 22, 2013 0 Comments News
Social media

Thank you for attending the VPA Social Media session last week in Norfolk.

Free VPA and RJI Digital Dimes resources

By RJI on April 22, 2013 0 Comments News
Digital Dimes

Thank you for attending the VPA Digital Dimes session last week in Norfolk.

Free VPA and RJI paid online content resources

By RJI on April 22, 2013 0 Comments News
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Thank you for attending the VPA Paid Online Content session last week in Norfolk.

Olson: ‘Great ideas are flowing in every community’

By Jennifer Nelson on April 22, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Nate Olson

How can innovative ideas become something more? Often they can grow over cups of coffee, feedback and collaboration with like minds, says Nate Olson, co-founder of 1 Million Cups, an entrepreneur pitch program.

Finder's keepers

By Randy Picht on April 20, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
paidContent

At the 2013 paidContent Live conference in New York last week, there was plenty of talk about mobile, video, mobile video and how paywalls and sponsored content were the best or worst things that could happen to journalism.

NAA MediaXchange 2013: The real Web 2.0

By Brian Steffens on April 20, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
mediaXchange 2013

Mobile: The read Web 2.0. Insight from NAA's annual meeting.

RJI Links 4.19.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 19, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

NAA MediaXchange 2013: What's your purpose?

By Brian Steffens on April 18, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
mediaXchange 2013

Share your answers. What's your purpose? What are the expectations of those you serve? What drives your customers?

NAA MediaXchange 2013 takeaways

By Brian Steffens on April 17, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
mediaXchange 2013

The news was much more positive, and the attendance higher than in recent years for the annual news industry event.

Futures Lab update #5: Personalized video news reports and single-topic info hubs

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 16, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could mobile apps replace the evening newscast or even jeopardize the whole broadcast model? And is there opportunity in covering just one single topic?

Award-winning journalist combines international experience and family background to create new type of journalism

By Jennifer Nelson on April 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Molly Bingham

Molly Bingham found herself being held prisoner in Iraq by men who thought she was a spy. The experience helped inspire her to find a way to present “the true global perspective currently missing in journalism.”

RJI Links 4.12.2013

By Brian Steffens on April 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
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News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Newsroom leader: Feedback ‘starts with being open to change’

By Jennifer Nelson on April 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Joy Mayer

News organizations need to be in the hands of journalists who are willing to actively listen to and hear feedback, says Joy Mayer, director of community outreach at the Columbia Missourian newspaper.

Is covering climate change going to be ultimate test of the value of journalism?

By Bill Densmore on April 10, 2013 3 Comments Blogs
Bill McKibben

Is covering climate change going to be ultimate test of the value of journalism?