• Researching what subscribers will pay for digital content is crucial

    Researching what subscribers will pay for digital content is crucial
    February 25, 2013

    Researchers at RJI have developed an experimental research method, the pricing optimizer, and are testing the tool in a partnership with The Seattle Times.
  • Five takeaways from touring Seattle media

    Five takeaways from touring Seattle media
    February 13, 2013

    I recently traveled to Seattle with my Changing Media Business Class. We toured several media groups and met with journalists there. Here’s what we were up to.
  • 2012 is history: What do we know now?

    Journalism Accelerator 2012
    2012 is history: What do we know now?
    January 10, 2013

    In early 2012, just about a year ago, we invited a half-dozen people with a range of unique roles in the news production mix, to identify the most crucial challenges facing publishers at that moment in time.
  • Tweeters respond to VP candidates’ heated verbal sparring

    Tweeters respond to VP candidates’ heated verbal sparring
    October 12, 2012

    The vice presidential debates drew 3.5 million Tweets Oct. 11 from across the nation in 90-minutes, largely reacting to candidates’ heated exchanges and sparring more than specific domestic or foreign issues.
  • Pivot Point: Next steps

    Pivot Point: Next steps
    July 24, 2012

    Pivot Point Chicago: Why we gathered, what we did, and what should happen next.
  • Value of journalism may lie in the art of listening

    Value of journalism may lie in the art of listening
    May 1, 2012

    What value do journalists bring to the news? Boiled down, that’s the question that newspapers, independent news publishers, journalism schools and individual reporters have been contemplating for the last decade.
  • Debunking the replacement myth

    Debunking the replacement myth
    July 26, 2010

    The tired idea that born-on-the-Web news sites will replace traditional media is wrong-headed, and it’s past time that academic research and news reports reflect that.
  • So you call yourself a journalist. What does that mean?

    So you call yourself a journalist. What does that mean?
    November 1, 2008

    Reynolds Fellow Mike Fancher and students at the Missouri School of Journalism tackle the question of the century.
  • Web shells

    Web shells
    October 1, 2008

    Jane Stevens came up with the term “shell” because the other names that people were using in 2002 — evergreen packages, contextual navigation, orbiting content, content navigation or sub-section — just had too many syllables.