RJI links
71.3K views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Brian Steffens
onto RJI links
Scoop.it!

USA Today Bets on Adaptive Mobile

USA Today Bets on Adaptive Mobile | RJI links | Scoop.it
The newspaper is betting on a mobile strategy that morphs with the device the reader is using.
more...
No comment yet.
RJI links
RJI links
News & commentary of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs
Curated by Brian Steffens
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Mark Zuckerberg Sees Augmented Reality Ecosystem in Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Sees Augmented Reality Ecosystem in Facebook | RJI links | Scoop.it
Facebook’s chief executive introduced an augmented reality platform that will allow people to digitally manipulate the world around them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

New Drone To Live-Stream Broadcast Quality 360-Degree Video

New Drone To Live-Stream Broadcast Quality 360-Degree Video | RJI links | Scoop.it
New Drone To Live-Stream Broadcast Quality 360-Degree Video - 04/18/2017
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Relaunching a newsletter: Failures, successes and what we learned | RJI

Relaunching a newsletter: Failures, successes and what we learned | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
As we ramp up for the release of our newsletter optimization tool, we wanted to share with you Crosscut’s own experience as a beta tester for an early version of the product.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Editor & Publisher: Crosscut News is developing a free email newsletter tool for news organizations | RJI

Editor & Publisher: Crosscut News is developing a free email newsletter tool for news organizations | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Crosscut is researching the most effective way to convert unique news readers into engaged email subscribers in partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

MediaShift Podcast 229: Pulitzers award collaboration, non-profits; SEC cracks down on paid posts | RJI

MediaShift Podcast 229: Pulitzers award collaboration, non-profits; SEC cracks down on paid posts | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
In the news this week, the Pulitzer Prizes were announced, and some notable online collaborations won, including the ICIJ for its massive “Panama Papers” report, as well as ProPublica and the New York Daily News.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Surprise, small publishers screwed the most by net-neutrality rules

Independent publishers would struggle to pay for better internet speeds and large publishers would deal with onerous taxes and competitive disadvantages.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Local news site’s 36-hour livestream a fun take on annual fund drives

Local news site’s 36-hour livestream a fun take on annual fund drives | RJI links | Scoop.it
Readers of the Valley Independent Sentinel know when Editor Eugene Driscoll’s kids are home sick from school. They are understanding (mostly) if some car trouble delays news from a school board…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Knowing the Difference Between Loyalty and Retention Programs

Smart companies know which ones to use for each situation

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

What Web Page Structure Reveals on News Quality

What Web Page Structure Reveals on News Quality | RJI links | Scoop.it
As a microbiologist once said, the devil is not in the details, but in the structure. She was referring to the genetic arrangement of a deadly strain of virus. The digital world bears some…
Brian Steffens's insight:

"A simple look at the components of an HTML page tells a lot about the reliability of its contents. Problem is, distribution platforms don’t bother looking at those signals."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Mojo Workin’ — Essential Mobile Journalism Tools

Mojo Workin’ — Essential Mobile Journalism Tools | RJI links | Scoop.it
We're delighted to launch a new column -- Mojo Workin' -- on tips and tools for mobile journalism by noted mojo expert Ivo Burum. Ivo's workshops are a popular feature of GIJN conferences. The Australia-based journalist brings over 30 years of experience producing prime-time programing across genres. He'll be profiling the latest techniques with investigative journalists in mind, so here's a great chance to get your mojo workin'.
Brian Steffens's insight:

Learn more about mobile video from RJI at Mobile Video DIY http://mobilevideodiy.com 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

How Bild uses Facebook Instant Articles to drive subscriptions

The Axel Springer publication has worked with Facebook to improve the process of signing up readers to subscriptions services through Instant Articles.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Facebook’s bold and bizarre VR hangout app is now available for the Oculus Rift

Facebook’s bold and bizarre VR hangout app is now available for the Oculus Rift | RJI links | Scoop.it
Facebook’s most fascinating virtual reality experiment, a VR hangout session where you can interact with friends as if you were sitting next to one another, is now ready for the public. Th
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

What the Coloradoan staff is learning while experimenting with bots | RJI

What the Coloradoan staff is learning while experimenting with bots | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
A planning editor with the Fort Collins Coloradoan is experimenting with bot technology and it’s taught her that it doesn’t require a team of technologists. Jennifer Hefty says it doesn’t even require HTML coding experience.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

FL#189: Encryption app features | RJI

FL#189: Encryption app features | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Are you using the right encryption apps to protect your communication with sources? We offer some tips.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

From Mimi to The Drive: Time Inc.'s patchy record with digital verticals

From Mimi to The Drive: Time Inc.'s patchy record with digital verticals | RJI links | Scoop.it
The legacy publisher has launched a string of digital experiments over the past couple of years, but many have been deprived amid a scarcity of resources, reorganizations and executive departures.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

An incumbent’s guide to digital disruption | McKinsey & Company

Incumbents needn’t be victims of disruption if they recognize the crucial thresholds in their life cycle, and act in time.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Facebook re-defines term “mass media,” forces publishers to re-think their business model

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

How to Set Your Digital Media Priorities

How to Set Your Digital Media Priorities | RJI links | Scoop.it
There are many digital media initiatives that every publisher could take on. Publishers need to set clear digital media priorities.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Tips for Nonprofits on Measuring Social Media Metrics that Matter

Tips for Nonprofits on Measuring Social Media Metrics that Matter | RJI links | Scoop.it
By now, nonprofits know they need to grow their online audiences. Part of that involves connecting to communities through social networks. But now that we can monitor the endless data from all these channels, is your organization aware of which metrics to track?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

To Rebuild Rural Media Ecosystems, Think Locally

To Rebuild Rural Media Ecosystems, Think Locally | RJI links | Scoop.it
The following opinion piece is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of this publication. After reading the flood of soul-searching think pieces on the media that followed the 2016 presidential election, it’d be easy to come away with the impression of an industry in crisis.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

The Associated Press offers a guide to artificial intelligence in the newsroom

The Associated Press offers a guide to artificial intelligence in the newsroom | RJI links | Scoop.it
Information for and about the digital publishing industry from the leading trade association dedicated to representing the interests of high-quality digital publishers before the advertising community, the press, the government and the public. Includes recent news and latest research on the industry, as well as membership information.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

Why news organisations should experiment with chat bots

Why news organisations should experiment with chat bots | RJI links | Scoop.it
If you're not sure whether having a news bot on Messenger or other chat apps adds value to your newsroom, here is one clear advantage to experimenting with bots
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brian Steffens
Scoop.it!

We grew monthly Facebook video views 500% to 100M in six months. Here’s what we learned.

We grew monthly Facebook video views 500% to 100M in six months. Here’s what we learned. | RJI links | Scoop.it
For much of 2015, our social video team consisted of two people: one focused on core news and the other on mini-docs. By 2016, we had hired an additional video producer, bringing the total up to…
Brian Steffens's insight:

"We also didn’t want to turn the team into a sweatshop. This realisation led to some serious reflection on how we were dedicating resources and which stories we were choosing to cover."

more...
No comment yet.