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

Mediatwits #116: how Amazon’s Fire TV box shakes up streaming media

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mediatwits 116

On Wednesday, Amazon released its newest device, the $99 Fire TV, that aims to make a better set-top box for streaming video on TVs.

Steny Solitude: The cultural Web: A new paradigm for the journalist

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Steny Solitude

Steny Solitude, CEO and founder of Perfect Memory, is an expert in mass indexing of multimedia content. He graduated with honors from the University of Technology of Compiègne, France, with an engineering of cultural industries degree.

Dan Schultz: Designing a strategy for mobile innovation

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Dan Schultz

Dan Schultz is a civic hacker and innovator. Specifically, he is a Knight News Challenge winner, a recent graduate from the MIT Media Lab, a not-so-recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, and a 2012 Knight-Mozilla Fellow.

Kim Garretson: New innovations in real time, plus expanded engagement in mobile news and marketing

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Kim Garretson

With the speed of innovation emerging from startup company ecosystems, media businesses need better tools for connecting with the best startups. Garretson's fellowship at RJI is focused on developing services to address this need.

Xavier Damman: The Storify Twitter card: Where content and users intersect

By RJI on April 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Xavier Damman

Xavier Damman moved from Belgium in the summer of 2009 with the idea that there are voices on social media that deserve to be published on mainstream media. This idea is the foundation of Storify.

RJI links: Friday, April 4, 2014

By RJI on April 4, 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.

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.