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Pictures of the Year International awards best images of 2011

Source MSNBC's PhotoBlog on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
POYi, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

A collection of the writers' favorite photos from the 69th annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition.

Yuri Kozyrev wins POYi's 2011 Freelance Photographer of the Year Award

Source Photo District News on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
POYi, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Yuri Kozyrev has been named the 2011 Photographer of the Year in the freelance/agency category of the Pictures of the Year International competition.

Pictures of the Year International names best news, reportage photographs

Source Columbia Missourian on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
POYi, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

After a week of judging, the first two divisions of the 69th Pictures of the Year International winners have been selected.

Craig Walker wins Photographer of Year with "stunning" images

Source Denver Post on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
POYi, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Pulitzer Prize-winning Denver Post photographer Craig Walker has been named Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the Missouri School of Journalism's Pictures of the Year International competition.

Craig Walker wins 2011 POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Source Photo District News on February 13, 2012 0 Comments

Craig Walker of The Denver Post has won the Newspaper Photographer of the Year award in the 2011 Pictures of the Year International competition.

Craig F. Walker named POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

POYi, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Craig F. Walker of The Denver Post achieved premier honors as the 2011 Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the 69th annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition.

Reflections on Mid-America Press Institute's 'Managing Change' workshop

Source The New Newsroom on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
Brian Steffens, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Now sitting in an airport restaurant waiting to board my flight home, I thought I'd share some of the highlights from this weekend's Mid-America Press Institute workshop 'Managing Change' in St. Louis.

Thousands of photos compete for POYi judges' attention

Source Columbia Missourian on February 9, 2012 0 Comments
POYi, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

During a span of three weeks, judges for the 69th annual Pictures of the Year International contest in the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism will look at more than 14,000 entries.

Newspapers not using tablets to full potential says Fidler

Source American Journalism Review on February 1, 2012 0 Comments
Roger Fidler, iPad, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Roger Fidler says merely reprinting the print copy of the newspaper into a tablet does not acknowledge the full potential tablet versions can have.

Meet the CoMo community. A startup tour of Columbia, Missouri

Source Silicon Prairie News on January 31, 2012 0 Comments
Peter Meng, AdFreeq, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Local entrepreneur Brent Beshore provide an overview of Columbia's local startup community including Reynolds Fellow Peter Meng's AdFreeq.

MBA students bring TED Talks to RJI

Source Columbia Missourian on January 30, 2012 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The famous TED Talks are being brought to Missouri by two MBA students in an individualized event, TEDxMU.

RJI, KBIA Radio keep longtime host on air

Source Columbia Tribune on January 29, 2012 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Three years ago KOMU pulled the plug on "Pepper & Friends." Now, Pepper is thriving as host of “Radio Friends with Paul Pepper” on KBIA, where he continues to interview the people who put the “friends” in “Pepper & Friends.”

How Chicago Public Media measures community engagement

Chicago Public Media performed a case study with the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Find out what the study shows.

More readers still prefer local content

Source Biz Report on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
CASR, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Many of these readers are also reading 'hard copy' rather than online editions. According to the NNA research 74% of those living in communities in which the local paper has a circulation under 15,000 read that newspaper at least once each week.

Study shows news reading online is gaining prominence

Source Nieman Journalism Lab on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute

More consumers are getting news incidentally — that is, in the middle of other, non-news activities. And, according to new research, readers often find joy in the serendipity.

Research shows newspaper readers like local content

Source MediaPost on January 12, 2012 0 Comments
CASR, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

According to the 2011 results of an annual survey conducted by he National Newspaper Association and the research arm of the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, readers in areas served by community newspapers continue to prefer the community newspaper as their source of local news and advertising.

How Google+ Hangouts will transform traditional TV broadcasting

Source Lost Remote on January 11, 2012 0 Comments
U_News, Jen Reeves, Sarah Hill, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

KOMU is the first broadcaster to integrate the live video chats on-air. Since then, other TV shops have been experimenting with Hangouts.

Newspaper readers like local content, study reminds

Source Kearney Hub on December 28, 2011 0 Comments

A University of Missouri study debunks most of the negative talk about newspapers and shows they remain prime information sources

Matt Thompson shares what he would have done differently if NPR's Project Argo started in 2012

Source MediaShift Idea Lab on December 27, 2011 0 Comments
Matt Thompson, Project Argo, RJI, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

2008-2009 Reynolds Fellow Matt Thompson shares a few ideas on what he would do differently had Project Argo started in 2012.

Local newspaper readership stays strong

Source Media Post News on December 27, 2011 0 Comments
RJI Insight and Survey Center, Reynolds Journalism Institute, RJI

Local newspapers remain the dominant source of news in small towns and rural areas, according to the results of a new survey performed by the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Insight and Survey Center and the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism on behalf of the National Newspaper Association.