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Futures Lab update #55: Google and the news industry

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on April 15, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What can news organizations learn from Google? And how is the company trying to help the news industry?

Futures Lab update #51: SXSWi recap and text searches for audio and video

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on March 18, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Is a fully automated world really that far off? And what if you could easily search for words or phrases inside media files?

Insights from the 2014 Key Executives Mega-Conference

By Brian Steffens on March 3, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
Mega-Conference 2014

Do what you know, do it better everyday, outsource the rest. That's just one of the many pieces of advice offered at this year's Key Executives Mega-Conference. Check out this executive summary style bullet list of comments from industry thought leaders and practitioners.

Futures Lab update #47: Personalization ideas from The Washington Post and iStrategy labs

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on February 18, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How could data-driven personalization look at the Washington Post? And what works in experiential marketing?

Futures Lab update #42: News marketing, data security and native advertising

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on January 14, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How could news be marketed better? How could you make your data more secure? And how are native ads working at Forbes?

Futures Lab update #38: Newsroom architecture, online pay models and audience connection

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on December 3, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is your newsroom designed for online success? And why did a pay model work at The New York Times?

Futures Lab update #35: Using analytics in the newsroom

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on November 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What data should you be tracking if "page views" and "unique visitors" are not enough?

The good, the bad ... and the future

By Brian Steffens on October 16, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Tom Silvestri

What's working, what's not, and other nuggets from SNPA Summit 2013: The future is ours to win.

Futures Lab update #31: Mobile revenue, social video news, and learning from the Texas Tribune

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on October 15, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can you generate revenue from mobile apps and iPad editions? And what is social mobile video news?

Futures Lab update #28: Hyperlocal profitability, national ads, and learning from startups

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on September 24, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are hyperlocal sites a business model that works? And how could local news sites attract more national advertisers?

Reynolds Fellow to build bridges between startups and news and advertising corporations

By RJI on September 4, 2013 0 Comments News
Kim Garretson

The numbers are sobering when considering the media industry and its main source of revenue — advertising, said Kim Garretson, non-residential fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Reynolds Fellow aims to make multimedia storytelling easier, richer and more cost effective

By Jennifer Nelson on July 12, 2013 0 Comments News
Misha Leybovich

San Francisco entrepreneur Misha Leybovich became frustrated when he couldn’t effectively tell his own stories richly on the Web.

RJI Links 6.28.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 28, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

RJI Links 6.21.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 21, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

RJI links 6.14.2013

By Brian Steffens on June 14, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

Futures Lab update #12: Freelancer tools, digital subscriptions and innovation advice

By Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle on June 4, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is there a better way to manage freelancers? What can news organizations learn from companies like Netflix? And how could you foster more innovation in your newsroom?

Social-media-driven adFreeq launches offices in Missouri and China

By Jennifer Nelson on May 30, 2013 0 Comments News
asFreeq

The future looks bright for social-classifieds company adFreeq as it announced the opening of three new offices — including one on the other side of the world.

Reynolds Fellow develops membership capture platform to help newspapers attract new subscribers, revenue

By Jennifer Nelson on May 29, 2013 0 Comments News
Lure

Although a large number of consumers prefer shopping online, only about one percent of newspaper subscriptions come from online sales, said Matt Sokoloff, who recently wrapped up a fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

RJI Links 5.24.2013

By Brian Steffens on May 24, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Links

News and commentary from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs

adFreeq's Peter Meng presents at May 22 1 Million Cups meeting

Source 1 Million Cups on May 23, 2013 0 Comments

Peter Meng, founder of adFreeq and 2011-2012 Reynolds Fellow, spoke at the May 22 meeting of 1 Million Cups.