Mobile revenue, social video news and learning from the Texas Tribune 10/17/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Future Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute presents examples of revenue opportunities unique to mobile devices. Also, learn how NowThis News is creating social mobile video content for smartphone users, and find out how other newsrooms might learn from the Texas Tribune.

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The future of wire services and a truth layer for the Internet 10/9/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute looks at how the value proposition of wire services may be changing, and at a tool that automatically could highlight questionable information online.

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Curating social media and adopting a startup mentality 10/3/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, the Reynolds Journalism Institute explores ways newsrooms can serve their communities by curating social media content, and offers some advice on how to think like a tech startup.

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Hyperlocal profitability, national ads and learning from startups 9/26/13

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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In this week's Futures Lab update, learn why small information websites may be the future of profitable news, how local news websites might attract more national ads, and what consumer brands can teach us about working with startups.

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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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