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Futures Lab update #113: Audience engagement help from CrowdTangle and Shindig

Do you know which stories are getting the most traction in social media? Or how audience members in an online event could talk to each other?

Futures Lab update #101: Combing through video and images with Vhoto and Ditto

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on April 8, 2015 0 Comments Blogs

What if you didn’t have to watch your video to find the best moments? Or if technology could spot your logo amid the flow of social media photos?

Futures Lab update #99: SXSW Interactive, renting the latest tech, and an app for democracy

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on March 25, 2015 0 Comments Blogs

A world where interconnected devices can sense and respond to our activity and emotions may be closer than you think.

Futures Lab update #98: Ideas from nonprofit news

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on March 18, 2015 0 Comments Blogs

What can other newsrooms learn from nonprofit news organizations about partnerships and engagement?

Futures Lab update #95: Digital profiles via 360social and behavioral analytics via Trialfire

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on February 25, 2015 0 Comments Blogs

What if you could reassemble a source’s social media footprint all in one place? Or easily track what people do on a specific Web page?

Futures Lab update #94: Measuring impact and finding new audiences at The Center for Investigative Reporting

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on February 18, 2015 0 Comments Blogs

How can a newsroom track the effect it has on the community? And could poets and playwrights help reshape journalism?

MU Researcher Finds Newsrooms Use Web Analytics to Drive Decision-Making

Source NewsZou on January 13, 2015 0 Comments

Tandoc and RJI researcher Mike Jenner conducted a survey among 114 members of the American Society of News Editors to figure out the reach of Web analytics in newsrooms.

Q&A with Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile: What publishers should be measuring

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on December 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

"We shouldn't be optimizing for people’s index fingers, we should be optimizing for their minds."

Futures Lab update #85: The future of audience analytics

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on December 4, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What kind of metrics should a newsroom be measuring now and in the future?

RJI Futures Lab update #82: Mining online data with Vocativ, Banjo and Zapaday

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on November 5, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How are software tools helping news organizations spot stories happening in real-time, as well as in the future?

Futures Lab update #80: New story metrics from API; and newsroom tracking tool Desk-Net

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on October 22, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Do you know which story types get the most traffic on your site? Or how to keep track of stories across platforms?

What’s hot (or not) from ONA 14

By Brian Steffens on October 6, 2014 0 Comments News
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Perhaps the biggest buzz at this year’s ONA convention was Gannett and its Des Moines Register’s “Harvest of Change” series of stories that capitalized on interactive viewing using the Oculus VR headset.

Futures Lab update #77: Digital insights from the ONA14 conference in Chicago

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on October 1, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What tech trends are likely to affect journalism in the coming years? And are you focusing enough on audience behaviors?

Futures Lab update #72: Making sharable content at BuzzFeed

By Reuben Stern, Rachel Wise on August 26, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Why are social shares more important than page views? And how did online quizzes take off?

Futures Lab update #70: Content marketing via Newscred and decoding viral video at Unruly

By Reuben Stern on August 12, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What attributes make a video go viral? And how are brands curating news content for their customers?

RJI in your inbox

By RJI on June 24, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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Welcome to RJI’s new newsletter system. We’re implementing a new management system in July that will allow you to subscribe to one or more of our newsletters and updates based on your interests.

Futures Lab update #63: Hacking the Future of Journalism

What media innovations could a roomful of journalists and programmers build in 37 hours? Take a look.

Futures Lab update #61: Social media marketing via Tagkast and Inside Social

By Reuben Stern on May 28, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

What if your logo appeared in photos shared on Facebook? And do you know who exactly spreads your content via social media?

Mediatwits #120: Mideast media study shows demand for social media, censored films

By RJI on May 2, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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Even though Western music and movies are a major export to the Middle East, many people there support censoring these programs if they are deemed offensive.

Futures Lab update #57: Social participation TV via Wayin, Excitem and iPowow

By Reuben Stern on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How is technology making it easier to get an audience at home to be part of a live broadcast?