• Putting Mayer’s research to work

    Our cornerstone: A salute to RJI fellows
    Putting Mayer’s research to work
    October 31, 2018

    Around 2012, Jodi Gersh was travelling to various large Gannett newsrooms and running engagement workshops. She used Joy Mayers’ Community Engagement: A Practical Conversation for Newsrooms as a kind of playbook.
  • 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.
  • MediaShift Podcast 207: Twitter sale blues; Google’s AI play into the home

    MediaShift Podcast
    MediaShift Podcast 207: Twitter sale blues; Google’s AI play into the home
    October 7, 2016

    In the news this week, Twitter is exploring a potential sale, but Google, Apple and Disney might not be suitors anymore. Google unveils new Pixel phones, a smart speaker and VR gear — but artificial intelligence is the key to the new hardware.
  • What is a consumer experience director?

    Job titles of tomorrow!
    What is a consumer experience director?
    April 14, 2016

    Sarah Day Owen has been the consumer experience director at The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, California, for more than a year. Her job is to help the news organization think about the customer first when creating and sharing their news products.
  • What is a creative lead of applied technologies?

    Job titles of tomorrow!
    What is a creative lead of applied technologies?
    March 15, 2016

    Ray Soto is the creative lead of applied technologies at Gannett. His position, which envisions and designs virtual reality projects, was created at Gannett “thanks to the momentum of virtual reality within the industry over the past two years,” says Soto.
  • What is an audience analyst?

    Job titles of tomorrow!
    What is an audience analyst?
    February 5, 2016

    Ever since Anjanette Delgado began working in online media in the mid-to-late 1990s, she’s wanted to learn more about audience behavior. Now she’s fully immersed in analytics as the audience analyst at The Journal News in White Plains, New York.
  • Futures Lab update #18: Social TV news, print success and Gannett’s consumer focus

    Futures Lab Update
    Futures Lab update #18: Social TV news, print success and Gannett’s consumer focus
    July 16, 2013

    How are TV news anchors getting social with their audiences? And how is the leader of Gannett preparing the future?...
  • ASNE13: CEOs, innovators look ahead

    ASNE13: CEOs, innovators look ahead
    June 25, 2013

    The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) kicked off its annual convention Monday with two key panels: “View from the C-Suite” and eight views of innovation in the newsroom.
  • Sean Reily: Mid-year report

    Sean Reily: Mid-year report
    December 4, 2009

    In the (near) paperless world of the future, reading from an electronic screen has long been hypothesized as the method through which readers will receive the bulk of their printed news and information.