Theme weeks and mobile revenue streams 2/15/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we find out how two organizations engage digital audiences via weeklong special coverage; and we explore some ways to generate revenue on mobile.

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Apps and tips for mobile reporting 12/4/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute brings together a few of its best segments related to mobile reporting to present ideas for producing news via smartphone.

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Enlisting product managers and automating more complex stories 3/8/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore the role of product managers within news organizations, and we find out how more complex stories might be written by computers.

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Newsroom architecture, online pay models and audience connection 12/5/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute explores how newsroom design might affect coverage, how to connect stories with their proper audience and how The New York Times made its pay model work.

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Retooling online comments 1/7/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute shows how people are working to make online user commenting more valuable for both audiences and journalists.

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Audio sharing via SoundByte 5/9/17

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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SoundByte is a social app that allows users to record and share audio with followers around the world, 14 seconds at a time. We find out how it works from co-founder and CEO Dan Kearns.

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Tools from Twitter, and limited sharing via This. 2/17/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore some of the tools offered by Twitter to help news organizations harness the platform, and we learn about a new social network called This., which hopes to encourage sharing of only high-quality content.

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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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Single-story apps and virtual reality storytelling 3/17/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we learn how The New York Times quickly morphed a viral story into a successful mobile app, and we see how Project Syria uses virtual reality to immerse the audience in the news.

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CNNx app, and two social media management tools 5/26/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, 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.

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