Tag: university of missouri

by Reuben Stern

This week we learn how today’s audiences interact with information; how The Upshot approaches data explanation; and how an app called Newsbeat hopes to change audio news. PART 1: Audience insights from ASNE/APME/APPM Product development and audience behavior were two key areas of emphasis at last week’s combined gathering of the American Society of News Editors, Associated Press Media [...] more »

by Jim Flink

“The more we venture into the unknown, the higher the risk, the greater the chance of failure. As in science, though, experiments are not really failures if you learn from them.” – Searchlights and Sunglasses:  Field Notes from the Digital Age of Journalism Risk and reward.  Success and failure.  Progress and lethargy. Too often in [...] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week, we find out what Google Glass is really like as a reporting tool. Over the past several months, a team of capstone students at the Missouri School of Journalism attempted to cover a variety of news and feature situations with the face-mounted device to determine whether [...] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reporting by Olga Kyle and Reuben Stern. The Huffington Post has become one of the Web’s most successful content organizations by embracing the ethos of the digital realm and keeping up with the latest technology developments. In this report from the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Futures Lab, we go inside the Huffington Post newsroom to see what [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Evaluating Plagiarism: Part I & Part 2 (Best Colleges Online) 2. Four ways journalism educators are using Storify as a teaching tool (Poynter) 3. Ricky Bordelon: Social media in the classroom has some benefits, many drawbacks (The Ram) 4. Journalist’s Resource attempts to make academic research more user-friendly for journalists (Nieman Journalism Lab) 5. University of [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

While magazine industry professionals struggle to come up with the best ways to use today’s technology, magazine journalism educators are working hard to prepare their aspiring co-workers. Photos and mashup by Susan Currie Sivek. Journalism schools with strong magazine programs have developed innovative courses and assignments to challenge students to think beyond the printed page. [...] more »

by Jen Lee Reeves

COLUMBIA, MO. — I am live-blogging from the Reynolds Journalism Institute, which is holding a week-long RJInnovation Week. It’s a chance for the Institute to look at an incredible number of projects and ideas that are flowing through the organization. Today is focused on the 2010-11 class of RJI fellows. Each fellow gets 45 minutes [...] more »

by Jen Lee Reeves

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. In a time and age when many of my generation assume the younger generation understands technology, I have been surprised [...] more »

by Jen Lee Reeves

Education content on MediaShift is sponsored by Carnegie-Knight News21, an alliance of 12 journalism schools in which top students tell complex stories in inventive ways. See tips for spurring innovation and digital learning at Learn.News21.com. I recently had an opportunity that is rarely handed to a journalism school professor: The chance to be a member [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

COLUMBIA, MO — I am attending a half-day symposium here at the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri’s journalism school, this time a meeting of the “Digital Publishing Alliance,” a group of newspapers and tech folks who are looking at how newspaper content might work on various e-readers like the Amazon Kindle. The [...] more »