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Futures Lab update #37: Apps and tips for mobile reporting

By Reuben Stern on November 26, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What's the best way to use smartphones for reporting and video storytelling? And which mobile apps might help?

Futures Lab update #36: Data apps, news experiences, and the newscast format

By Reuben Stern on November 19, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What kind of news experience are you offering your audience? And does it include interactive data apps?

Futures Lab update #35: Using analytics in the newsroom

By Reuben Stern on November 12, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

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

Futures Lab update #34: Automated video editing and mobile app tools

By Reuben Stern on November 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What if software could automatically edit your video together? Or if building a mobile app were easy enough for anyone to do?

Futures Lab update #33: Inside the Huffington Post

By Reuben Stern on October 29, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

What happens inside the newsroom at the Huffington Post? And how is that different from where you work?

Futures Lab update #32: Digital insights from the ONA13 conference in Atlanta

By Reuben Stern, Travis McMillen on October 22, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

When it comes to digital, what should your newsroom be doing today? Plus, other insights from the ONA13 conference.

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.

Journalism: an opportunity to align boomer, millennial cultural similarities

By Brian Steffens on October 15, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Carl Nordgren

Summit 2013: The Future is Ours to Win. SNPA's 110th annual meeting opened with a focus on the industry's most important asset: its people.

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

By Reuben Stern 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 #29: Curating social media and adopting a startup mentality

By Reuben Stern on October 1, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How can newsrooms turn social media fragments into community journalism? And are you thinking enough like a startup?

Futures Lab update #27: Looking forward with a Yahoo executive, and the well-funded news startup Ozy

By Reuben Stern on September 17, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Will Internet giants like Yahoo dominate the future of news? Or will it be news-related startups like Ozy?

Ozyism #1: Super differentiated and tasty

By Brian Steffens on September 17, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Carlos Watson
Updated Sept. 17, 2013: Some of the many inspiring things about the Reynolds Journalism institute are meeting new people, exposure to their work and their enthusiasm for that work, and sharing all that with others in our circles of friends, colleagues and fellow travelers. It’s a vibrant outcome from RJI’s focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Five Years Past/Five Years Forward: Next Steps for Sustaining Journalism

Monday, September 9, 2013 - Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Events

Join us for RJI's Next Steps for Sustaining Journalism event and participate in shaping the future of our industry. You will be among a diverse group of thought leaders, practitioners, entrepreneurs and innovators. Breakout groups among you will tackle everything from new visions of storytelling, disruptive technologies, to re-energized business models. Your goal is to uncover and share insights that will shape RJI’s scope, mission, priorities, work –and impact – for the next five years.

Futures Lab update #26: Online subscription models and automated journalism

By Reuben Stern on September 10, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Are online paywalls generating significant revenue? And what happens when computers write news stories?

Futures Lab update #25: User-friendly video apps and WBEZ's Curious City

By Reuben Stern on September 3, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

How should video be displayed in your mobile app? And what if audience members came along with you during the reporting process?

Futures Lab update #24: Free infographics tools and innovation rain forests

By Reuben Stern on August 27, 2013 1 Comment Blogs

Think you don't have the skills to make an infographic? Think again. And what could innovators learn from a rain forest?

Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

By RJI on August 19, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Decoding collaboration part 2: News collaborations — defining impact

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here, she generously offers a number of insights, with this the second of her three-part series.

Decoding collaboration part 1: Can or should news collaboration be forced?

By RJI on August 15, 2013 0 Comments Blogs
Jo Ellen Green Kaiser

Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, who leads The Media Consortium, has been going deep on collaboration in her work. Here she generously offers a number of insights, with this the first of her three part series.

Futures Lab update #22: Comments via ReadrBoard, and success at the Deseret News

By Reuben Stern on August 13, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Could reader comments be better organized? And how is the Deseret News increasing circulation and revenue?

Futures Lab update #21: SimulTV, micro video and smarter analytics

By Reuben Stern on August 5, 2013 0 Comments Blogs

Is one screen really better than two? Is six seconds of video enough time to do anything? And how could newsrooms be smarter with analytics?