Looking forward with a Yahoo executive, and another well-funded news startup 9/19/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, hear about trends shaping news in the future and learn about a startup aimed at providing news and information to "the change generation."

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Online subscription models and automated journalism 9/11/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute looks at online subscription models that are actually working, and explores the possibilities and limitations for computer-generated stories.

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User-friendly video apps and WBEZ's Curious City 9/4/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute shows some state-of-the-art features for tablet video apps, and explains what happens when audience members get to accompany reporters in search of answers.

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Free infographics tools and innovation rain forests 8/29/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute examines four free tools for creating online infographics, and shows how a lush environment packed with multiple species leads to more innovation.

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Multimedia story tools and lessons from a journalism fellowship 8/21/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute looks at five online tools for creating multimedia stories, and shares lessons in innovative thinking from two former journalism fellows.

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Comments via ReadrBoard and success at the Deseret News 8/15/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute explores an online tool that organizes reader comments, and RJI looks at how the Deseret News is finding success with a two-pronged strategy.

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Innovative ideas could earn employees up to $25,000 in incentives 6/26/13

By Kelly E. Christensen, senior director/marketing, The Dallas Morning News
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Employees at The Dallas Morning News have the potential to earn up to $25,000 in incentives by suggesting revenue-generating opportunities. Among the ideas implemented so far: e-books special sections and a series of sports poster collectibles.

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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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