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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Helping readers take action, and a tool for correcting style errors 9/15/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism is helping its audience act on the issues they read about, and we learn how an automated filter helps find and correct style errors.

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Collaborative photo apps and automated sports stories 9/8/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore apps for organizing photos from multiple smartphone users, and we see how The Associated Press is using automation to expand its college sports coverage.

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Audience-driven journalism via Grasswire and Hearken 8/25/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we look at two startups that make the audience a central part of the journalistic process.

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Spatial photography with Fyuse and live mobile video via Rhinobird 8/18/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we try out a photo app that captures three-dimensional space, and we show you another option for live-streaming mobile video.

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Online quiz tools and The Washington Post’s new app design 8/11/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we help you find the right tool for creating online quizzes, and we see how The Washington Post is redesigning the mobile experience.

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Predictive video downloads, and a new crowdsourcing platform 8/4/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we learn how a new technology uses predictions to speed mobile video playback, and we explore another platform for crowdsourcing photos and video.

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Television for social/mobile, and tools for managing contacts 7/21/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how 120 Sports is reshaping TV coverage for the audience of tomorrow; and we check out some tools that help you manage your list of contacts.

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Audience engagement help from CrowdTangle and Shindig 7/14/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we see how CrowdTangle identifies stories that are capturing attention in social media, and we learn how Shindig hosts large-scale online discussions that mimic a live event.

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Digital story formats that add context and history 7/7/15

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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This week we explore a publishing platform that integrates story components in a unique way, and a startup that organizes news reports around historical context.

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