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Clyde Bentley: Mid-year report

By Clyde Bentley on December 4, 2009 0 Comments Ideas

Although almost everyone carries a mobile phone, integrating them with our news system is more complicated than it first seems.

Stephanie Padgett: Mid-year report

By Stephanie Padgett on December 4, 2009 0 Comments Ideas

In search of opportunities for small to mid-sized newspapers to increase revenue from online content, I have arrived at three critical factors that I believe will lead to success

Sean Reily: Mid-year report

By Sean Reily on December 4, 2009 0 Comments Ideas

In the (near) paperless world of the future, reading from an electronic screen has long been hypothesized as the method through which readers will receive the bulk of their printed news and information.

Jacqueline Banaszynski: Mid-year report

By Jacqueline Banaszynski on December 4, 2009 0 Comments Ideas

A Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper reporter recently murmured to a feature-writing colleague: “What we do … is dead.” He was lamenting what he fears is the end of storytelling in newspapers – the kind of lengthy, intimate, literary, dramatic narratives that were his specialty.

Michele McLellan: Mid-year report

By Michele McLellan on December 1, 2009 0 Comments Experiments

I've learned a lot about online civic engagement in fields other than journalism (social causes, politics, even marketing) through conferences, interviews and looking at Web sites. I’ve also connected with numerous community news startups and learned that many of them put civic engagement and community building at the top of their agenda.

Emerging news organization:

By Michele McLellan on November 29, 2009 0 Comments Experiments

Very little is certain about the online news experiments we’re seeing except their stunning diversity and verve.

RJI hosts ASNE ethics and values forum

By RJI on November 18, 2009 0 Comments Ideas

In order to start a new dialogue about journalism ethics and values, 2008-2009 Reynolds Fellow Mike Fancher convened a select group of editors and journalism educators in the Fred W. Smith Forum at RJI. Approximately 60 people attended the live sessions while another 274 watched via livestream. The aim is to help build public trust through public engagement, and RJI is pleased to make the session videos available, below.

E-readers: Will they save the publishing industry?

Source ADWEEK on October 26, 2009 0 Comments Ideas Experiments
Adweek screenshot

E-readers will save the publishing industry. E-readers will become the mobile equivalent to the eight track tape.

Hearst revealed as RJI Student Competition client at speed-dating

By Mike McKean on October 23, 2009 0 Comments Experiments
RJI Hearst innovation Student Competition

One of America's largest diversified media companies, Hearst Corporation, announced its partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute for the third annual RJI Student Competition.

Hearst, U Missouri, Adobe to develop interactive projects

Source RBR.com TVBR.com on October 22, 2009 0 Comments
RJI Student Competition, Mike McKean,  Hearst Corporation, Adobe,

Hearst Corporation's Innovation group will partner with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Adobe Systems to launch a student design competition to develop interactive projects that will ultimately be used by Hearst.

Hearst Corporation, Reynolds Journalism Institute and Adobe announce student competition to develop interactive projects

Source Hearst Corporation on October 21, 2009 0 Comments
RJI Hearst Innovation Student Competition

Hearst Corporation’s Innovation group announced today that it will partner with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Adobe Systems Inc. to launch a student design competition to develop interactive projects that will ultimately be used by the Corporation.

Hearst Corporation, Reynolds Journalism Institute and Adobe announce Student Competition to develop interactive projects

Source PR Newswire on October 21, 2009 0 Comments
RJI Student Competition, Mike McKean,  Hearst Corporation, Adobe,

Hearst Corporation's Innovation group announced today that it will partner with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Adobe Systems Inc. to launch a student design competition to develop interactive projects that will ultimately be used by the Corporation.

Hearst Corporation, Reynolds Journalism Institute and Adobe announce Student Competition to develop interactive projects

Source Flex Developer's Journal on October 21, 2009 0 Comments
RJI Student Competition, Mike McKean,  Hearst Corporation, Adobe,

Hearst Corporation's Innovation group announced today that it will partner with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Adobe Systems Inc. to launch a student design competition to develop interactive projects that will ultimately be used by the Corporation.

Hearst Corporation, Reynolds Journalism Institute and Adobe announce Student Competition to develop interactive projects

Source Reuters on October 21, 2009 0 Comments
RJI Student Competition, Mike McKean,  Hearst Corporation, Adobe,

Hearst Corporation's Innovation group announced today that it will partner with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Adobe Systems Inc. to launch a student design competition to develop interactive projects that will ultimately be used by the Corporation.

Hearst Corporation, Reynolds Journalism Institute and Adobe announce Student Competition to develop interactive projects

Source News Blaze on October 21, 2009 0 Comments
News Blaze, Oct. 21, 2009.

Hearst Corporation's Innovation group announced today that it will partner with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Adobe Systems Inc. to launch a student design competition to develop interactive projects that will ultimately be used by the Corporation.

Ad ethics debated at forum

Source Columbia Daily Tribune on October 15, 2009 0 Comments
Advertising Ethics, RJI

With dozens of Web sites allowing consumers to talk to each other about products and services, it makes little sense for a company to exaggerate claims in its advertising.

Behavioral targeting

By Stephanie Padgett on October 14, 2009 0 Comments

Reynolds Fellow Stephanie Padgett discusses the impacts of behavioral targeting on online advertising and how small to mid-size newspapers can use the technology of online advertising to its advantage.

Client: Global forum on "the principles for ethical advertising"

By RJI on October 14, 2009 0 Comments Ideas

Strategic Campaign (J4970) Class Assignment
Assignment: Develop a strategic plan for planning and promoting the Global Forum to include:

A. Ascertain the three to five salient concerns ("Hot Buttons") regarding Advertising Ethics that will draw top advertising executives (CEOs, CMO's, COO's, CFOs, EVPs, SVPs, VPs) to our forum next fall. Each student team will do the following:

Civic engagement 2.0

By Michele McLellan on October 13, 2009 0 Comments Experiments

As digital media change the way people engage with civic issues and causes, can traditional journalists take part and help the public conversation go well? I will use a Reynolds Journalism Institute fellowship to find out.

Jacqui Banaszynski reports from ONA 2009

By Jacqueline Banaszynski on October 6, 2009 0 Comments Ideas

The web-hip folks of the Online News Association were an oasis of optimism last weekend in the drought-stricken landscape of newspaper journalism. ONA members, who celebrated their 10th anniversary at a sold-out conference in San Francisco, don’t seem to fear the future, as so many traditional journalists have come to do.