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Roger Fidler, the man who came up with the tablet before Steve Jobs

Source MinnPost on July 15, 2012 0 Comments
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John Reinan shares his memories and thoughts of Roger Fidler's original tablet back in 1994.

RJI to research innovative electronic ways to deliver scholarly books for new MU press

Source Kansas City Star on July 15, 2012 0 Comments

After enduring two months of criticism over a decision to phase out the University of Missouri Press, university leaders said Monday that they will replace the press with a “re-imagined” digital publishing operation at MU.

Survey: Are tablets the new evening paper?

Source SCPA eBulletin on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
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As part of the third installment from the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Media News Consumption Survey, researchers said iPad and Android-tablet users consume more news than those who don’t own the devices and that they tend to access news sites while relaxing at home after work.

Studies show readers love tablets

Source Nieman Journalism Lab on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
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From Pew’s several studies to Roger Fidler’s Reynolds Journalism Institute surveys, the news is almost unreservedly good. People like to read news on the tablet.

3 possible changes spurred by tablet publishing

Source Mequoda on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
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Typically, throughout the years we’ve seen this time of the evening to be when news is consumed through newspapers and television. Now the iPad is turning into the popular device to use.

Keeping an eye on mobile site performance

Source Service Assurance Daily on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
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A study by Roger Fidler, program director of digital publishing at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, shows that tablet owners are typically using their devices at home after 5 p.m, making such devices the equivalent of the old evening newspaper.

Scholarship to RJI's Block by Block awarded to Downeybeat.com

Source Downeybeat.com on July 10, 2012 0 Comments
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The Reynolds Journalism Institute has given the downeybeat.com a complete travel scholarship for the Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012 in September in Chicago.

How RJI’s mobile news research could expand to benefit community news

Source Knight Digital Media Center on July 10, 2012 0 Comments
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KDMC takes a closer look at the latest mobile survey results and offers advice on information that would be useful to community news organizations.

Study shows iPad is replacing the evening news

Source Slate on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
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Old people love to read the news on the iPad. So says a new study by the Reynolds Journalism Institute, which finds that while youngsters like to read the news on their phones, adults in the ancient 35-and-up demographic favor large-media tablets.

Tablet users prefer reading news in the evening

Source NetNewsCheck on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
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Tablet owners spend more time consuming news at home after work than people who don't own the devices, according to a new study from the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Survey: Tablets the new evening paper?

Source News & Tech on July 8, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, tablet, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

As part of the third installment from the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Media News Consumption Survey, researchers said iPad and Android-tablet users consume more news than those who don’t own the devices and that they tend to access news sites while relaxing at home after work.

RJI study shows iPad is the new evening newspaper

Source Jim Romenesko on July 8, 2012 0 Comments
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The iPad and other tablets may prompt newspapers to start changing when they update content, reports Roger Fidler, program director of digital publishing at Reynolds Journalism Institute thanks to a new study by the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Mobile users shifting news landscape, but they haven't abandoned print

Source Island Packet on July 8, 2012 0 Comments
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Two-thirds of U.S. adults now use at least one mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, but those folks have not abandoned print as a news source, according to a survey conducted by the Donald J. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Survey: Smartphones remain favorite mobile news source among young adults

Source Poynter on July 8, 2012 0 Comments
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The research, which relied on a phone survey of about 1,000 people, replicated previous findings that people prefer using their tablets in the evening.

For troubled news industry, is it enough to ‘pivot’?

Source Street Fight on July 4, 2012 0 Comments

Thirty-four participants met in Chicago to discuss the state of the news industry and what can be done to change it.

Smartphones vs. tablets: Who uses what and how?

Source Potratz on July 2, 2012 0 Comments

Approximately sixty-seven percent of American adults use some kind of mobile device, whether it be a smartphone or a tablet. But who are they exactly? It’s important to know, especially if you are serving up mobile ads.

Newsroom diversity: An online paradigm shift

Source Diverse on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
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Total newsroom employment at daily newspapers declined 2.4 percent in 2011 while the loss in newsroom positions among minorities was 5.7 percent, according to a recently released census by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the RJI Insight and Survey Center at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Dean Mills to enter hall of fame

Source Columbia Daily Tribune on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
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The dean of the University of Missouri's journalism school is among six people who will be inducted into the Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame in September.

Survey shows young people in U.S. read the news when it's available on mobile devices

Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The latest findings from the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) recent National Mobile Media News Consumption Survey show that, despite popular belief, young people are interested in reading news -- as long as it's available on mobile devices.

Study: iPad Owners Consume More News

Source Mediabistro on June 20, 2012 0 Comments
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Not only were iPad users across age groups more likely to go to news organizations for information—they also spent more time reading the news compared to people who do not own iPads.