Mobile streaming apps and interactive documentaries 1/25/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we check out some social apps for live-streaming video from smartphones, and we find out how interactive documentaries are moving journalism forward.

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Lessons from startups and an idea for micropayments 1/18/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we find out what newsrooms might learn from startups, and we explore another system aimed at enabling micropayments for news.

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Sophisticated analytics and more ways to use YouTube 1/5/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we find out how analytics tools might better inform newsrooms in the future, and we see how journalists can take advantage of YouTube’s annotations and live-streaming features.

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Evrybit and SmartNews 12/15/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we check out a tool for creating stories on smartphones; and we learn about an app that automatically selects content for various users.

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Experimenting with vertical video 12/8/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore what’s different about creating and displaying video in a vertical format — in other words, aligned to the way mobile audiences tend to hold their smartphones.

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Verifying photos automatically and rethinking audio news on the Web 11/17/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore a tool that checks the authenticity of photos, and we see a new approach to audio news on the Web.

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360-degree drone video, and reporting via Yik Yak 11/10/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how aerial drones are being fitted with 360-degree video cameras, and we learn how an anonymous social platform might help with news coverage.

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