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

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   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. MORE

Tips for mobile news delivery, and remixing with Trio 3/10/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we get tips on what works when delivering news via mobile devices, and we check out a new app designed for remixing content. MORE

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

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   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. MORE

Ideas for visualizing the news 2/10/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we look at some new ways that illustrations, comics and 3-D technologies are being applied to complex journalistic storytelling. MORE

How Mashable attracts 'the Connected Generation' 2/3/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we visit Mashable’s New York City headquarters to learn how the staff stays on top of the fast-moving social conversation. Managing Editor Jonathan Ellis and Deputy Managing Editor Amanda Wills say the key is a team-oriented culture combined with an ability to predict viral hits. MORE

Editing viral content, and monitoring state legislators 1/27/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   This week we learn about the work of viral content editors, and we see how public data can be pulled together to monitor the work of lawmakers. MORE

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

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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