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Reynolds Fellow taps social media to aggregate and distribute classified ads

By Jennifer Nelson on May 7, 2013 0 Comments
adBoard

Buyers and sellers can now place and view ads through a new socially integrated classified ad system on the Columbia Missourian’s newspaper website.

News consumption on mobile devices surpasses desktop computers, newspapers

By RJI on May 1, 2013 0 Comments Research
Mobile news

A 2013 mobile news consumption survey indicated the most dramatic increase of mobile media users were over the age of 45.

Mashable partners with Newsy to deliver high-quality advertising-friendly video

By RJI on April 5, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Newsy

Newsy, the video news provider that analyzes multiple sources from around the world, and Mashable have announced a new partnership that pairs Mashable’s editorial team with Newsy’s video producers to deliver a high-quality experience for viewers and advertisers alike.

Media economics expert sheds light on challenges faced when re-establishing relevancy in legacy news

By RJI on April 3, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Robert Picard

Robert Picard, director of research at the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford, recently spoke at the Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, where he shed some light on three of the biggest challenges news providers are facing as they try to re-establish relevance.

RJI produces e-book to help fight plagiarism and fabrication

By Roger Fidler on April 2, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Telling the Truth and Nothing But

The American Copy Editors Society (ACES) will introduce a provocative new e-book produced at the RJI during the organization’s annual conference on April 4-6 in St. Louis. The e-book, titled “Telling the Truth and Nothing But”, addresses one of the most vexing issues confronting journalism today — plagiarism and fabrication.

Underserved health beat leads fellow to create niche news network

By Jennifer Nelson on March 27, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
ACEs Too High

Jane Stevens has created sites that focus on the connection between adverse childhood experiences and adult health problems such as cancer, heart disease and depression, as well as violence and becoming a victim of violence.

Reynolds Fellows analyze how social media is changing politics and news

By Jennifer Nelson on March 25, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
RJI Fellows analyze how social media is changing politics and news

As newsroom leaders experiment with social media, how can they make sense of big data? Two University of Missouri professors are helping news organizations answer some of those questions.

Taking control of newspaper content to find new markets

By RJI on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Taking control of newspaper content to find new markets

How can newspaper companies take advantage of opportunities created by the Internet and find new markets for their content?

Survey: Community papers still tops for local news

Community newspaper reader survey

Community newspaper readers, surveyed recently, still say they prefer their local papers for getting their news and information.

New RJI video digest offers fresh ideas to move journalism forward

By Jennifer Nelson on March 20, 2013 0 Comments
Futures Lab

Check out the new weekly Futures Lab video digest, created by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Missouri School of Journalism. The show will launch March 20.

Winners announced in the 70th annual Pictures of the Year International competition

By Rick Shaw on March 4, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Paul Hansen of Dagens Nyheter

Pictures of the Year International released the complete 70th Annual Winners List at the conclusion of judging the 70th annual competition, setting the mark for excellence for photojournalism and visual journalism in 2012.

Researching what subscribers will pay for digital content is crucial

By RJI on February 25, 2013 0 Comments Ideas Experiments Research
Seattle Times bundles

Researchers at RJI have developed an experimental research method, the pricing optimizer, and are testing the tool in a partnership with The Seattle Times.

Sokoloff provides overview of best practices for paid content product marketing

By RJI on February 19, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Matt Sokoloff's Paid Content presentation at Key Executives Mega-Conference slid

Slides and Tweets from Matt Sokoloff's presentation at the Key Executives Mega-Conference in New Orleans.

Multi-source journalism and the rise of video: An inside look at Newsy

By RJI on February 19, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Newsy

In today’s Q&A, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute staff visit with Jim Spencer and Alexandra Wharton of Newsy, to learn more about the news service and its successes so far.

How to get the most from dashboard analytics

By RJI on February 14, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
How to get the most from dashboard analytics

Analytics are important and provide you with quite a bit of data. But you need to fully utilize this data to get your money’s worth. Look beyond page views, visitors and the top read stories.

RJI Digital Newsbook features background on New York Times story on Florida School for Boys

By RJI on February 12, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
DPA digital newsbook features background on investigation of Florida School for

The Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla., closed in 2011 following reports of abuse, neglect and even the death of the young boys sent there by the state.

Use social media to interact with subscribers

By RJI on February 11, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
Social media

This is the third article in a four-part series and provides social media tips, that are simple, and fast adjustments you can make today.

Social-classifieds company adFreeq to enter Chinese market with grant from Chinese government

By Jennifer Nelson on February 8, 2013 0 Comments Ideas
adFreeq

A new division of the socially integrated classified ad platform, adFreeq LLC, incubated at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism, is being developed for the Chinese market.

Digital media guru provides tips for creating tablet apps to reach younger audience

By RJI on February 5, 2013 0 Comments
Digital media guru provides tips for creating tablet apps to reach younger audie

Creating a tablet application for your news organization is challenging but doable. Be ready to admit your failures and build on them, said digital media guru Doug Bennett.

RJI, Nine Network use social media to expand Sandy Hook tragedy discussion

By Jennifer Nelson on February 5, 2013 0 Comments Experiments
Stay Tuned

Since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting tragedy was the talk of America in December, it was not hard to get St. Louis area residents to tweet and Facebook their thoughts for a new public affairs program — “Stay Tuned.”