Getting social with Hello and finding records via Sqoop 9/28/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we take a peek at a new social platform centered around users’ passions, and we explore a new tool that can monitor public records.

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Helping readers take action, and a tool for correcting style errors 9/15/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism is helping its audience act on the issues they read about, and we learn how an automated filter helps find and correct style errors.

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Collaborative photo apps and automated sports stories 9/8/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore apps for organizing photos from multiple smartphone users, and we see how The Associated Press is using automation to expand its college sports coverage.

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Audience-driven journalism via Grasswire and Hearken 8/25/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we look at two startups that make the audience a central part of the journalistic process.

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There's an app for calculating certain FMLA leave 6/19/13

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Calculating FMLA leave can be challenging for employers, but now there is a free tool that makes the calculation simple – an app for tablets and smart phones.

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