• Installing and adapting to new technology in the newsroom

    Installing and adapting to new technology in the newsroom
    September 24, 2019

    Among the collection of strange choices at the car wash is always something called New Car Smell. When classes began at the University of Missouri last month, the KOMU-TV newsroom was filled with the aroma of their newly installed video management system.
  • See Rock City! Going to Digital First?

    See Rock City! Going to Digital First?
    August 19, 2019

    Mixed with success stories was the recurring theme critical to local journalists—digital efforts live in multiple overlapping eco-systems. Spend too much time in the wrong part of each eco-system at your own peril.
  • Join us for an OTT journey. All are welcome!

    Join us for an OTT journey. All are welcome!
    July 23, 2019

    Are we there yet? Remember that line from the back seat in the days before iPads, earphones and earbuds? The road-trip to the future of local television stretches for miles.
  • Stacey Woelfel is RJI’s new drone director

    Stacey Woelfel is RJI’s new drone director
    July 10, 2019

    Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight duties to his portfolio as RJI’s new Director of Aerial Journalism.
  • Fellows tackle innovative campaign finance, community sports stories with partner newsrooms

    RJI Student Innovation Fellowships 2018
    Fellows tackle innovative campaign finance, community sports stories with partner newsrooms
    December 6, 2018

    Two newsrooms will benefit this spring from the help of tech-savvy University of Missouri journalists partnering with them on projects as RJI Student Innovation Fellows.
  • Newsrooms join Trusting News work

    Trusting News
    Newsrooms join Trusting News work
    January 8, 2018

    More than 30 newsrooms are making an investment in discovering how best to demonstrate credibility and earn trust by coming on board the Trusting News project.
  • What do you do when the protests stop and racism remains?

    What do you do when the protests stop and racism remains?
    July 19, 2016

    Hunger and race are two topics communities face every day. Few news organizations can sustain coverage of either over time. Our options grow even more limited as we work with fewer people for companies that expect them to file in multiple ways.
  • RJI researchers expose young adults to news with online sports game

    RJI researchers expose young adults to news with online sports game
    October 17, 2012

    More than 65 percent of Americans younger than 30 utilize the Internet as their main source for national and international news, according to the Pew Research Center. However, most young adults do not consciously seek out news online.