Vice takes cinematic approach 5/2/17

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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Vice News has set itself apart from traditional broadcast news outlets with a more cinematic approach to its visual report. We find out how they do it from Maral Usefi, director/producer at Vice News Tonight.

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Social platforms Yo and GoPop 9/23/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore two emerging social platforms: Yo for short notifications and GoPop for visual messaging.

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Accelerating media startups at Matter, and mobile innovation from Adobe 1/29/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute looks at how the start-up accelerator Matter nurtures media innovation, and how software giant Adobe is approaching the mobile platform.

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

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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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.

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Audience engagement help from CrowdTangle and Shindig 7/14/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how CrowdTangle identifies stories that are capturing attention in social media, and we learn how Shindig hosts large-scale online discussions that mimic a live event.

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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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From smartphone to control room, and graphics in small places 5/26/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we check out a tool that turns smartphones into mini satellite-TV trucks, and we get tips on creating a team to do graphics and data visualization.

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Television for social/mobile, and tools for managing contacts 7/21/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how 120 Sports is reshaping TV coverage for the audience of tomorrow; and we check out some tools that help you manage your list of contacts.

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Using analytics in the newsroom 11/14/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute explores how better use of analytics and data could help newsrooms improve their coverage and connect with audiences.

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How to tailor news for each social media platform 10/13/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we bring you tips for what works best when delivering news on each of the various social media platforms.

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