Walt Potter — donor of the Missouri School of Journalism’s Walter B. Potter Fund for Innovation in Local Journalism — will be visiting community newspapers in Missouri this month and next as part of what’s known informally as The Potter Listening Tour.
PBS MediaShift has announced the launch of its new online training series, DigitalEd, in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri and the BigMarker browser-based online conferencing platform.
Missouri School of Journalism students in Costa Rica used infrared imaging, a drone, three-dimensional GoPro video cameras and a Lytro Illum against a backdrop of jungle, ocean and national park landscapes to report and write stories about environmental and social issues.
Millennials consume news and information in strikingly different ways than previous generations, and their paths to discovery are more nuanced and varied than some may have imagined, according to the new study by the Media Insight Project, a collaboration of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Trina Chiasson, a 2013-2014 RJI Fellow, will share insights from “Data+Design,” an open source e-book about preparing data and building visualizations, during a SXSW session next week in Austin, Texas.
Michael Skoler wants to take audience engagement with PRI beyond the share button at the end of a news article. As part of a new tool called StoryAct, visitors to PRI.org will be offered opportunities to take actions as they read a story.
Dan Archer, a graphic journalist and RJI Fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, will participate in three immersive technology events this weekend as part of the True/False Film Fest, which is featuring transmedia stories, events and installations for the first time.
Syria is frequently in the news, but could you find it on a map? Seeing people’s general lack of geographic knowledge while discussing world news motivated a University of Missouri student to create Gistory, a news startup that helps people identify where news events are happening in the world.
Who sets the news agenda in the social media age? How can news organizations maintain a sense of substance and gain useful insights from the community without falling victim to hype or hyperbole? These will be among the questions considered in a discussion led by The Associated Press at Social Media Week in New York on Feb. 25.
Journalists worldwide face real dangers every day, and the Charlie Hebdo attack last month in Paris is an egregious example, according to speakers at a recent freedom of speech symposium at the Missouri School of Journalism.
A $35,000 grant from the Knight News Challenge on libraries will help University of Missouri Libraries and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute develop a long-term model to protect born-digital news content from being lost forever.
Six months ago, a Canadian homeless woman -- Marlene Bird -- was beaten, assaulted and set on fire. CBC News' The National told her story with the help of Dan Archer, graphic journalist and 2014-2015 Reynolds Fellow.
The high schools won gear bags for their classrooms from MobileVideoDIY, a newly launched mobile-video resource of RJI. The bags include a microphone, pre-amplifier, microphone cord, tripod and smartphone mount. These accessories can help improve picture and sound quality of mobile video and photos.
The world’s best photojournalism — including still photography, e-books and documentaries — will be judged during the 72nd Pictures of the Year International competition at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.