• Post Episode 4: Popular true crime podcasts break news and crack cold cases

    Post
    Post Episode 4: Popular true crime podcasts break news and crack cold cases
    November 15, 2018

    In episode four of Post, journalists discuss crime and justice reporting from podcasts to books.
  • Info District dispatch: Missing markets

    Info District dispatches
    Info District dispatch: Missing markets
    November 12, 2018

    Many local news deserts are “missing markets.” They have the resources to support local news and information production but lack the information, trust, and coordination to do so.
  • Rebranding for news organizations, how and why?

    Rebranding for news organizations, how and why?
    November 6, 2018

    We speak with a marketing expert on how newsrooms can employ a third party to research their community and rebrand successfully.
  • Jeremy Merrill: ProPublica’s project crowdsourcing political ads on Facebook

    Jeremy Merrill: ProPublica’s project crowdsourcing political ads on Facebook
    November 5, 2018

    After the 2016 presidential election, Facebook received a lot of criticism over a lack of transparency on its platform. ProPublica has been particularly persistent in its coverage of electioneering on the social media giant.
  • Small-town print goes big-time digital

    Our cornerstone: A salute to RJI fellows
    Small-town print goes big-time digital
    October 31, 2018

    Mark Nienhueser worked for Service Noodle, an online platform that made it easy for businesses to develop a website and a digital footprint. When he moved to the MPA, in 2013, he realized there were a lot of untapped digital opportunities for newspapers.
  • Why it works

    Our cornerstone: A salute to RJI fellows
    Why it works
    October 31, 2018

    By 2017, it was clear to Janine York that she had to act. “Our newspaper is our core product, but we knew we needed to expand,” says York, the advertising director at the Missourian, a twice-weekly newspaper in the small town of Washington, Missouri.
  • Brian Gorman on MediaExecsTech.com

    Our cornerstone: A salute to RJI fellows
    Brian Gorman on MediaExecsTech.com
    October 31, 2018

    iPublish Media Solutions is an example of a technology company that makes running a news operation less expensive. They offer a “do-it-yourself” advertising platform that lets individuals or companies build a print, digital or social ad.
  • Where media meets tech

    Our cornerstone: A salute to RJI fellows
    Where media meets tech
    October 31, 2018

    Alisa Cromer started her newspaper career, in the early 1980s, in Las Vegas, home of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the flagship paper of the Donrey Media empire, founded by Donald W. Reynolds.
  • RJI video series on innovation is a finalist for EPPY Award

    RJI video series on innovation is a finalist for EPPY Award
    October 19, 2018

    Innovation in Focus, which helps newsrooms navigate the numerous new emerging technologies and storytelling techniques, is a finalist for a 2018 Editor & Publisher EPPY Award.
  • RJI Fellow is building tools for producing documentary journalism

    RJI Fellow is building tools for producing documentary journalism
    October 18, 2018

    RJI Fellow Jarrad Henderson believes on-demand documentary journalism content for platforms such as Netflix and Hulu holds gold — in new money and in audiences — for the news industry.