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.”
Publisher and editor Alisa Cromer of San Jose, Calif., wants to build a new kind of trade journal that uses emerging peer-sharing concepts to give business executives at news organizations the actionable ideas, tools and partners they need to survive and flourish.
As newspapers struggle to figure out how to make online news coverage profitable, there have been many independent journalists and bloggers stepping up to fill in the gaps left by newspaper cutbacks. It’s important to help these independent content creators gain new revenue streams, said Missouri School of Journalism Alumnus Matt Sokoloff, of Orlando.
With the presidential debates and election over, a University of Missouri-based Twitter analysis research team is beginning to really process and analyze “the bigger picture” of Twitter’s impact on debate viewer’ political engagement.
The University of Missouri announced Thursday that it has received a $30.1 million gift from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to guarantee permanent funding for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, the 4-year-old center devoted to innovation, collaboration and research in media industries.
Live election parties are so 2008. Putting a twist on traditional watch parties of the past, the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Reuben Stern moderated his first ‘Election Night Virtual Watch Party’ Tuesday night.
An interactive, innovative television series about important community issues, created by a joint effort by the Nine Network (KETC-TV) of St. Louis and Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) Fellow Kent Collins, premieres Nov. 8.
After graduating from the Missouri School of Journalism in 1984 to pursue a career in newspapers, alumna Connie Farrow never imagined she’d be returning to campus in 2012 to help newspapers in a slightly different role.