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Knight grant will help RJI develop born-digital-news preservation model

By Jennifer Nelson on January 30, 2015 0 Comments Ideas

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.

Dan Archer illustrates plight of Marlene Bird for CBC's The National newscast

By RJI on January 29, 2015 0 Comments
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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.

POYi judging schedule and judges' bios now available


The judging schedule for the 2015 Pictures of the Year International competition has been posted on the POYi website. Also available are biography's for this year's judges.

Beyond the theoretical

Source Public Media Platform on January 27, 2015 0 Comments Ideas
Beyond the theoretical

RJI students harness the Public Media Platform to expand audiences for public media.

Ten student journalism programs win mobile gear in MobileVideoDIY contest

By Jennifer Nelson on January 15, 2015 0 Comments Ideas

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.

72nd Pictures of the Year International deadline is Thursday, Jan. 15

By RJI on January 13, 2015 0 Comments

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.