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Apple, Amazon dominating tablet, E-reader market, RJI survey shows

Source MU News Bureau on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Despite the large number of mobile device users, Roger Fidler, the program director for digital publishing at RJI, says that mobile news products do not appear to be replacing printed newspapers as quickly as was earlier predicted.

Joy Mayer to run engagement seminar at RJI

Source Missouri Press Association on May 16, 2012 0 Comments
Joy Mayer, engagement, RJI

In this new training opportunity from the Missouri Press Foundation, Joy Mayer of the Missouri School of Journalism will teach you not only about the digital tools that make that conversation easier, but she’ll offer her expert insight into how to open your newsroom up to interaction with your community.

Jim Spencer of Newsy speaks at RJInnovation Week

Source Newsy on May 15, 2012 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

During RJI week, Spencer expanded upon recent Pew research.

Fidler supports Tribune's paid content model

Source Columbia Tribune on May 3, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Charging readers for online content has boosted newspaper circulation numbers across the country and at the Tribune.

Engineering students compete in RJI contest

RJInnovation Week, Mike McKean, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Two computer science students from the University of Missouri College of Engineering were on the winning team of the 2012 Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) Student Competition.

Local news/ad widget wins 2012 RJI Student Competition

Source EContent on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
RJInnovation Week, Mike McKean, Reuben Stern, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Tasked with finding low cost ways for advertisers to reach target audiences, these students developed a widget that created a self service network with personalized content on Hearst Newspaper websites.

RJI Innovation Week: Community engagement

Source Documentary Focus on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
RJInnovation Week, Joy Mayer, Reuben Stern, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

What do documentary filmmaking and engagement have in common? Nick Gass tells us what he learned during RJInnovation Week 2012.

RJI Innovation: Analytics & Social Media

Source Crockett Chronicles on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Mizzou J-School is usually bursting to the seams with brilliance. This week, it erupted, thanks to RJI’s Innovation Week. Although I couldn’t attend every event, there was one I was able to catch that I found particularly useful: how to optimize analytics and social media.

Hearst & Reynolds Journalism Institute announce winners of 2012 student media design competition

Source Hearst on April 25, 2012 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Hearst Corporation's Innovation group and the University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute today announced the winners of their annual student competition, which is aimed at building creative solutions to real-world media challenges.

What news as a conversation looks like, from RJI's Joy Mayer

Source Public Insight Network on April 24, 2012 0 Comments
Joy Mayer, engagement, RJI

Joy Mayer, an engagement expert and associate professor at the University of Missouri's journalism program, spoke at the Reynolds Journalism Institute's Innovation Week conference on April 23. She explained why it's necessary to expand what it means to "cover" an issue.

Reynolds Fellow engages students through games

Source KBIA on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
Peter Meng, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Each week, for the last 10 weeks, a group of MU students has been intercepting video transmissions — from the future. Ava, a future MU researcher, is shown speaking to a high-tech-looking computer that aids her quest with what she calls “The REBOOT.” The app is a product of Reynolds Fellow Peter Meng.

POYi winning photography on display in Chicago

Source Chicago Tribune on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
POYi, Pictures of the Year International, RJI

The Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Photography Center will host the 69th annual Pictures of the Year International Education & Awards Program this weekend. The two-day event features presentations by POYi award winners and a 50-print exhibition.

Powerful Images from Pictures of the Year International

Source Clearing Customs on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
POYi, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

There’s so much at POYi to see. Not only does it take a while to wander around the links and look at the photos, there’s plenty of descriptive text, and then sometimes you just have to take some time to let the images sink in.

Randy Picht leaves AP, joins RJI

Source Associated Press on April 13, 2012 0 Comments
Randy Picht, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Randy Picht announced his departure from the Associated Press after 29 years of service. He has accepted a position with the Reynolds Journalism Institute as its executive director.

Randy Picht to lead journalism institute at Missouri

Source Federal News Radio on April 13, 2012 0 Comments
Randy Picht, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Randy Picht, a longtime executive at The Associated Press and most recently the news cooperative's chief of bureau in four states in the upper Midwest, has been named as executive director for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.

American Society of News Editors to move headquarters to RJI

Source Columbia Missourian on April 12, 2012 0 Comments
ASNE, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

RJI and ASNE announced a new partnership, which will bring ASNE to the MU campus.

HCD Research, RJI partner to offer advanced communication science services

Source MarketWatch on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
Paul Bolls, research, advertising, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Through the alliance, the organizations will conduct research studies that will enable advertisers and publishers to design advertising campaigns and news media sites that are more effective at communicating their messages to their target audiences.

Is diversity in newsrooms actually shrinking? ASNE/RJI report says, yes

Source Editors Weblog on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
CASR, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI, ASNE

An ASNE and RJI Insight and Survey Center research report shows the percentage of minority workers in newsrooms has dropped almost one percentage point since 2010.

Roger Fidler says study shows tablets are the future for newspapers

Source The Root on April 4, 2012 2 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Roger Fidler presented the latest iPad survey results while at the 2012 ASNE convention.

New ASNE/RJI figures show percentage of minorities in newspaper newsrooms continues to decline

Source Poynter on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
ASNE, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

New ASNE figures show that the percentage of minorities in newsrooms continues to creep downward.