Election tool for local newsrooms, and advice on reaching Millennials 3/8/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore a web-based tool for local election coverage, and we get advice on creating news for Millennial audiences.

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Behind the scenes at Quartz 3/1/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we go inside Quartz and learn how newsletters, video and a constant focus on the target user have helped the operation attract and maintain a highly engaged mobile audience.

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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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Experimenting with vertical video 12/8/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore what’s different about creating and displaying video in a vertical format — in other words, aligned to the way mobile audiences tend to hold their smartphones.

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Verifying photos automatically and rethinking audio news on the Web 11/17/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore a tool that checks the authenticity of photos, and we see a new approach to audio news on the Web.

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360-degree drone video, and reporting via Yik Yak 11/10/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how aerial drones are being fitted with 360-degree video cameras, and we learn how an anonymous social platform might help with news coverage.

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Tools for making animated GIFs, and Viber chats for news 10/20/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we test several tools that turn video and photos into animated GIF files, and we see how The Huffington Post is using the messaging app Viber to connect with audiences in a new way.

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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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Trends and ideas from the ONA15 conference in Los Angeles 10/6/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we bring you key takeaways and an overview of emerging digital trends from the 16th annual Online News Association conference, held Sept. 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

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Getting social with Hello and finding records via Sqoop 9/28/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we take a peek at a new social platform centered around users’ passions, and we explore a new tool that can monitor public records.

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