Video apps from Fly Labs and micropayments via Blendle 1/20/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we look at a pair of mobile video apps with a streamlined interface and we report on a micropayment system for news content that is already up and running in the Netherlands. MORE

Attracting investment capital and reaching young local readers 1/13/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we find out why investors are bullish on online media startups, and we find out how the Philadelphia-based startup Billy Penn is producing local news coverage aimed at younger readers. MORE

Ideas for election night and other breaking news 12/16/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we look at innovative election-night ideas from NPR and USA Today, and we see how social media tools have reshaped breaking news coverage at Mashable and The Weather Channel. MORE

The future of audience analytics 12/9/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we explore some emerging trends in understanding audience behavior. MORE

Engagement using text messages, and corrections via social media 11/25/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we learn about a platform for engaging with audiences via text messages, and we explore how to handle corrections to social media posts. MORE

Pushing forward with long-form, interactive multimedia 11/18/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we explore how documentary video and interactive technologies can be combined to tell new kinds of immersive, in-depth stories online. MORE

Mining online data with Vocativ, Banjo and Zapaday 11/10/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we explore three tools that mine electronic Web data to inform news coverage. MORE

Al Jazeera’s AJ+ mobile app and a collaboration around engagement 11/3/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we see how Al Jazeera is targeting a young mobile audience with its new smartphone app AJ+, and we learn how two journalism industry organizations are partnering to foster new engagement ideas that encourage more diversity. MORE

Ideas for using Vine and Snapchat 10/21/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we explore examples of how two newsrooms are using the social platforms Vine and Snapchat. MORE

Building brands and products at Vox Media 9/30/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we learn how Vox Media combines content, technology and advertising to reach a mass audience via its seven digital brands, including The Verge, SB Nation and Vox.com. MORE

Local hospital sponsors pink bags for breast cancer awareness

Local hospital draws awareness to breast cancer with pink newspaper bags. More

10 Commandments of local news coverage

Bill Ketter, vice president/news for CNHI, offers these tips for improving local news coverage. More

What works for McDonald's, works for classifieds, too

Stealing the value meal concept from McDonald's and the "Have it your way" slogan from Burger King, Creative Circle created some winning house ads for several of its classified redesign clients that saved time in the call center and increased upsell sales at the same time. More
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