Gathering visual content via Stringr and YuVue 6/23/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore two tools that help newsrooms get photos and video from outside contributors.

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Video tools Multipop and Bcast 6/9/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore an online tool for adding interactivity to video, and learn about another platform for streaming live video from smartphones.

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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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Using push notifications and message encryption tools 5/18/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we offer smart ways to alert mobile readers to new stories, and we highlight two encryption tools that can help reporters protect confidential sources.

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Apps for collaborative mobile video and a follow-up button for Web stories 5/12/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how several mobile apps are making it easier to piece together video footage from multiple contributors, and we learn about a tool for publishers that helps website readers follow ongoing stories.

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Ideas for resurfacing archived audio 5/5/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore two examples of how archived audio content is being brought back to life.

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Choosing a crowdfunding platform, and seeing what people near you are reading 4/28/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we look at three crowdfunding platforms to help you decide which to use; then we see how an app called Shuffle gives users stories the people around them are reading.

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Turning data into a human experience 4/21/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how virtual reality might enable users to take a 3-D journey into the heart of big data sets, and we find out how data visualizations can be made more human.

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Combing through video and images with Vhoto and Ditto 4/14/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how two technologies automatically scan the content of video and images to deliver highlights and insights.

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Telling stories with satellite imagery and using data for breaking news 4/7/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how satellite data can be used for storytelling, and we learn some ways data reporting can improve breaking news coverage.

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