Tag: mobile apps

by Julie Keck

1. Arizona PBS moves to Cronkite, becomes ‘teaching hospital’ and innovation hub (Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication) 2. Fullscreen will invest $10 million in original programming (Sam Gutelle / Tubefilter) 3. Q & A: Susan Wojcicki wants to make YouTube (a little) more like TV (Miguel Helft / Fortune) 4. YouTube adding […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we learn about CNN’s new tablet app, CNNx, which combines material from on-air and online. We also explore a few tools for managing a newsroom’s social media presence. PART 1: CNNx CNN recently released a new iPad app, called CNNx, that merges the live broadcast feed and […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we introduce a new app for connecting reporters with stories, and we learn about a mobile video studio that fits into a backpack. PART 1: Newstracker A new smartphone app and web-based system called Newstracker, built by a company called Interapt, was designed to help newsrooms connect their teams in the field with story […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we explore some new tools that push video from smartphones to television, and we see how one newspaper is working to turn entertainment listings into a real-world audience experience. PART 1: AirCast Live A new app called AirCast Live enables users to send video clips and photos directly […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we see how Cinematique adds touch-screen interaction to video, how sensors are being employed to create new kinds of journalism and how some news organizations are shifting their thinking toward mobile audiences. PART 1: Cinematique A platform called Cinematique is making it possible for viewers of mobile video […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we learn from The Denver Post’s experience developing single-topic mobile apps, hear about Geekwire’s new revenue stream, and explore Crosscut’s hybrid of arts coverage and community engagement. PART 1: Special-topic apps at The Denver Post The Denver Post is one of many newsrooms that has sought to […] more »

by Julie Keck

NOTE: Starting next week, our Journalism & Digital Education Roundup will come out on Thursdays instead of Tuesdays to get you ready for our bi-weekly EducationShift Twitter chats (every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 10am PST/1pm EST.) Now on Tuesdays we will share our weekly E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup. MediaShift has enhanced […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Reuben Stern, Olga Kyle, Laura Davison, and Teddy Nykiel. This week the RJI Futures Lab brings you three examples of how news is being re-engineered for people on the go. PART 1: Circa The mobile app Circa has received a lot of attention for its effort to redefine the experience of keeping up […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Laura Davison, Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week, the RJI Futures Lab shows you tools that enable just about anyone to edit video and create mobile apps — with little or no technical skills required. PART 1: Automated video editing Several companies offer software that can automatically edit clips and photos together into […] more »

by Jessica Weiss

When news designers tell Brian Boyer they want to produce big, detailed news projects online, he encourages them to think smaller. Smaller screen, that is. Boyer, the news apps editor at National Public Radio (NPR) in Washington, D.C., knows more consumers are accessing news on their mobile devices than ever, and that news organizations are […] more »