Upcoming RJI events
Art in the NewspaperOn Feb. 14, Columbia Daily Tribune readers will receive a work of art with their Sunday paper. Wrapped around the Perspectives section, this Valentine is a gift designed to make you think. Bring your thoughts to a public conversation with the artist.
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm | February 16, 2016
Is our Government too Open?A debate on transparency in the federal government between Professor Bruce Cain and Professor Charles Lewis, moderated by Barbara Petersen.
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm | March 15, 2016
The Collaboration Culture SymposiumToday’s media companies are using collaboration as a way to stay ahead. Collaboration is becoming the go-to strategy to make things work in the media industries. Join us for this can’t-miss opportunity to hear from the organizations leading the way.
March 21, 2016 | March 22, 2016
The Walter B. Potter Sr. ConferenceJoin your community newspaper peers April 14 and 15, at the 2016 Potter Conference. You’ll learn how community news organizations – weeklies, small dailies, and their websites – went from overwhelmed to overjoyed as they tackled new opportunities.
April 14, 2016 | April 15, 2016
Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online NewsJoin us at "Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News," where we will explore preservation and access of content produced by not only traditional media outlets, but also alternative online sources and citizen journalists.
October 13, 2016 | October 14, 2016
Past RJI events
Pictures of the Year 2015 Contest Call for EntriesThe annual POY competition guidelines and category descriptions are now posted online. The contest registration and entry opens on Wednesday, Dec. 16, and closes Friday, Jan. 15.
December 16, 2015 | January 15, 2016
Pictures of the Year at the Louisiana State MuseumPOY Director Rick Shaw will lead a gallery talk and walk-through of the exhibition, which features a selection of winning images from the 72nd annual competition. The event is free and open to the public.
10:00 am – 11:30 am | December 13, 2015
Gift of MobilityThe emerging technology of 360 degree virtual reality video is used to tell the emotional story of people who have to crawl on the ground because they lack access to all-terrain wheelchairs in Zambia, Africa.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | December 4, 2015
Cracking the Code to Accountable and Ethical JournalismThis online debate will examine the reality of ethics in the media and lay out a framework for how individuals and media can incorporate codes of ethics to increase their value in a democratic society.
9:00 am – 10:00 am | November 23, 2015
New Media for New Voters: Research ReportsPlease join us for a presentation by six nationally known researchers on youth and politics.
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm | October 30, 2015
Upcoming industry events
Key Executives Mega-ConferenceThis conference is a joint effort of the Local Media Association (LMA), the Inland Press Association and the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association (SNPA). Most of the attendees are owners, publishers, digital officers or revenue officers.
February 22, 2016 | February 24, 2016
Journalism InteractiveJournalism Interactive 2016 brings together scholars, practitioners, teachers and students to discuss the continually changing digital media space and the impact on journalism and journalism education.
February 26, 2016 | February 27, 2016
Computer-Assisted Reporting ConferenceLearn about tools you need to dig deeper into stories and give readers and viewers the information they want at IRE and NICAR's annual conference.
March 10, 2016 | March 13, 2016
SXSW InteractiveFrom hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to discover the technology of tomorrow today.
March 11, 2016 | March 15, 2016
NNA’s Community Newspaper Leadership SummitMembers of the National Newspaper Association (NNA) will travel to Capitol Hill to present issues important to community newspapers to congressional leaders.
March 16, 2016 | March 17, 2016