• One of five RJI Student Competition finalist teams includes Truman State participant

    RJI Student Competition 2017
    One of five RJI Student Competition finalist teams includes Truman State participant
    December 5, 2017

    Five teams of students will begin work on developing technology platforms and apps to address journalism challenges for the 2018 RJI Student Competition.
  • RJI Fellowship to develop shareable resources to combat misinformation about science

    RJI Fellowship to develop shareable resources to combat misinformation about science
    November 21, 2017

    Missouri School of Journalism students are working with a New York-based radio show "Science Friday" to reduce the misinformation about science on social media and the web.
  • Part 2: What a Dallas TV station is learning with Tegna’s Verify project

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    Part 2: What a Dallas TV station is learning with Tegna’s Verify project
    November 20, 2017

    Tegna television stations use a segment called Verify to help news consumers discern what’s fact from fiction on social media. This is the second in a series about Tegna’s efforts to improve transparency and trust with viewers through its Verify project.
  • New app provides reporters with real-time speech-to-text transcriptions at low cost

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    New app provides reporters with real-time speech-to-text transcriptions at low cost
    November 8, 2017

    Who hasn’t wasted hours of precious time transcribing interviews? A new app, produced by a team from the University of Missouri, wants to make this onerous task a thing of the past.
  • An investment pays off for RJI — and the news industry

    An investment pays off for RJI — and the news industry
    October 31, 2017

    Relay Media, a Silicon Valley-based startup that received $75,000 from RJI in 2016, was purchased by Google for an undisclosed amount. Two of the company’s three founders also got jobs at the search-engine giant as part of the deal.
  • The contributor model

    Revenue Models That Work
    The contributor model
    October 25, 2017

    One of the emerging content plays taking root is the “contributor model.” Low-cost, highly targeted, and leveraging the power of influencers and thought leaders, this content thrives on sites ranging from Inc. to Forbes to CNBC and beyond.
  • Winning the niche

    Revenue Models That Work
    Winning the niche
    October 25, 2017

    While some content streams seem saturated and almost impervious to new players, other content streams are rich and ripe for expansion and even monetization.
  • Emerging payment platforms and strategies

    Revenue Models That Work
    Emerging payment platforms and strategies
    October 25, 2017

    Pay models are evolving as more and more testing indicates users are interested in paying for valuable, relevant content that fits within their framework of consent.
  • Syndicators, agencies and distribution channels

    Revenue Models That Work
    Syndicators, agencies and distribution channels
    October 25, 2017

    While much of content is built around per-use, micropayments and subscriptions, there are other pots of potential revenue that lie outside of what journalists may presently be considering.
  • Old guard, new models

    Revenue Models That Work
    Old guard, new models
    October 25, 2017

    While traditional platforms and channels still make up the bulwark of monetization streams for the “old guard” in media, many are seeking new, alternative revenue streams, some of while fall well outside of traditional journalism.