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Tablets increasingly drive online newspaper traffic

By RJI on November 19, 2012 0 Comments

The newspaper is dying. Even the most stout-hearted optimists cannot overlook the sharp decline in subscription and readership across the board lately. Many papers have closed down in recent years or are on the verge of doing so. While this withering of a once-mighty national industry may look bleak to many, it is a journalistic genesis for many more. The rise of iPad newspapers, and online newspapers in general, makes quality journalism more accessible than ever.

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By Brian Steffens on November 16, 2012 0 Comments Blogs

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RJI's free tablet symposium

By RJI on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
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The Reynolds Journalism Institute and Roger Fidler are putting together the fall 2012 Tablet Symposium (Pressing Ahead: Tablets, Mobile and News After Paper) Dec. 6-7 in Columbia, Mo. Roger is the Program Director for Digital Publishing.

Web/mobile design using Adobe’s CS6

By Brian Steffens on November 14, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
Adobe CS6 tutorials

Jeff Goertzen, one of the industry’s top designers (USA Today, Denver Post, Orange County Register), has graciously agreed to share his tutorials on how to use the recently released Adobe publishing platform (CS6) to produce mobile content – without native apps or HTML5 web apps.

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By Brian Steffens on November 9, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on November 2, 2012 0 Comments Blogs

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RJI links 10.26.12 Fellow David Cohn launches Circa, atomic units of news

By Brian Steffens on October 28, 2012 1 Comment Blogs
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RJI Fellow David Cohn has launched his newest adventure. Check it out here along with other news and commentary of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.

Missourian experiments with membership pay model, launches new apps

By RJI on October 24, 2012 0 Comments News
Screenshot of new Missourian iPhone app

With RJI support, Missourian launches multi-platform membership model to provide news and advertising wherever and however readers choose to access it.

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By Brian Steffens on October 21, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Fellow David Cohn answers: So how is Circa different from writing articles?

Source MediaShift Ideas Lab on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
David Cohn, Reynolds Fellow, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Circa is a new type of mobile news app that collects the "atomic units" of stories -- facts, quotes and images -- and puts them into running stories with alerts to updates.

Breaking news is broken and Circa wants to fix it

Source All Things D on October 14, 2012 0 Comments
David Cohn, Reynolds Fellow, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Circa, which launches today for iPhones after nearly a year of secrecy, is a news app designed specifically for mobile. Its modest goal: To completely overhaul breaking news and the experience of receiving updates on a developing story.

Reynolds Fellow David Cohn talks Circa

Source Digidave.org on October 14, 2012 0 Comments
David Cohn, Reynolds Fellow, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

In April, just on the heels of leaving Spot.Us, I announced joining the team at Circa as the founding editor. Six month’s later – I’m happy to point to our new website and more importantly our new App which is available in the Apple App Store (If you like the App – feel free to give it a review!).

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By Brian Steffens on October 12, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Pressing Ahead: Tablets, Mobile and News After Paper

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - Friday, December 7, 2012 Events

How will the next generation of mobile media devices and networks change the way people consume news? Is mobile as big an opportunity as everyone seems to be predicting? How can media organizations innovate when resources are constrained? These are some of the critical questions that will be addressed during RJI’s fall 2012 Tablet Symposium. Futurist Michael Rogers and digital media guru Douglas Bennett will lead discussions about the technologies and strategies that are likely to shape digital publishing and the news media for the rest of the decade.

RJI links 9.28.12 - Update from SNPA 2012

By Brian Steffens on September 28, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on September 21, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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RJI links 9.14.12 - Update from LMA 2012

By Brian Steffens on September 14, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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Survey: People value professional journos, but they're ambivalent about the mainstream media

Source Adweek on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

With people increasingly getting their news on the go, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute surveyed mobile media users on their attitudes towards news sites. The good news for journalists is, mobile users, like consumers overall, place a high value on news that's produced by the professionals (63 percent).

RJI links 9.7.12 - Smartphones one of fastest growing news platforms

By Brian Steffens on September 7, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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By Brian Steffens on September 1, 2012 0 Comments Blogs
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