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Q&A with John Garrett, founder and CEO of Community Impact Newspaper | RJI

Q&A with John Garrett, founder and CEO of Community Impact Newspaper | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
'It wasn’t too long ago when news executives really believed in what we did and were competitive, and I want to bring that back.'
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Former White House officials: Trump, conventional press corps face new media environment | RJI

Former White House officials: Trump, conventional press corps face new media environment | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Two former White House officials, a Democrat and a Republican, believe the Trump administration has been hampered in getting its messages out by the rapidly evolving media environment and a president who likes to tweet.
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Who won? The personalization email newsletter study results are in | RJI

Who won? The personalization email newsletter study results are in | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
In a head-to-head experiment, e-newsletter content chosen by the reader outperformed e-newsletter content selected by an editor.
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White House press corps: We’re not whining, we’re working | RJI

White House press corps: We’re not whining, we’re working | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
“We’ve got to stop whining and just do our jobs,” Fox News Chief White House Correspondent John Roberts said Thursday at the 2017 Hurley Symposium, “Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting.”
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FL#185: 360-degree VR video from The Wall Street Journal | RJI

How can 360 video in Daydream VR help The Wall Street Journal tell stories in new ways?
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How Trump’s playbook has trickled down to state and local politics | RJI

How Trump’s playbook has trickled down to state and local politics | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Mike Zweifel was working in the spirit of that most distinct quality of American democracy — compromise — when he built a press pen for the Republican watch party on election night.
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The Texas Tribune is using a Facebook Messenger bot to reach new audiences

The Texas Tribune is using a Facebook Messenger bot to reach new audiences | RJI links | Scoop.it
Starting this week, people who want to know more about the Texas legislature have a new way to get information: a Facebook Messenger bot named Paige. The Texas Tribune’s experiment is named a…
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Follow Andrew Haeg's work with RJI: https://www.rjionline.org/account/profile/1431

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App for journalists: Google Street View, for capturing 360-degree photos

App for journalists: Google Street View, for capturing 360-degree photos | RJI links | Scoop.it
Reporters can use this free iOS and Android app to take spherical images using their phones
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How Newsrooms Are Innovating, from VR to Chatbots to Reaching Across the Political Divide

How Newsrooms Are Innovating, from VR to Chatbots to Reaching Across the Political Divide | RJI links | Scoop.it
Experimentation and adaptability are the keys to charting a new path for digital publishers, said experts from Vice News, the New York Times, Quartz and other innovative newsrooms at a discussion last week in New York City.
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The Financial Times: Readers who comment are 7 times more engaged

The Financial Times: Readers who comment are 7 times more engaged | RJI links | Scoop.it
The paper has found that those who leave comments read more articles, spend more time on site and come back to The FT more often than those who don’t.
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Learn more about engagement from RJI: https://www.rjionline.org/search/results?q=engagement 

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NICAR17 Slides, Links & Tutorials #NICAR17

NICAR17 Slides, Links & Tutorials #NICAR17 | RJI links | Scoop.it
The short link to this list is j.mp/nicar17 (case sensitive). Jump to Presentations & Tutorials | Software & Tools | References & Additional Resources | Lightning Talks | Work Samples P…
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As Platforms Ascend, Some Blunt Words for Legacy Media

As Platforms Ascend, Some Blunt Words for Legacy Media | RJI links | Scoop.it
"You're going to have to change the way you do business," CBS's Ezra Kucharz told media executives earlier this week in a keynote at Borrell Associates' Local
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The end of the beginning: Viar and virtual reality may change the order in which a story is told | RJI

The end of the beginning: Viar and virtual reality may change the order in which a story is told | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
While the amazing visual impact of 360-degree virtual reality is a hot topic in the journalism world, a less obvious aspect of VR could change the very nature of storytelling.
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Poynter: The Texas Tribune is using a Facebook Messenger bot to reach new audiences | RJI

Poynter: The Texas Tribune is using a Facebook Messenger bot to reach new audiences | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
The Texas Tribune developed the bot with Andrew Haeg, founder of the community news messaging app GroundSource and a fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute.
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FL#186: Mobile studio and teleprompter app Bigvu | RJI

How can an app with teleprompter and production tools enahnce mobile video workflows?
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CBS’ Major Garrett to journalists: Look to history for comfort during early Trump presidency | RJI

CBS’ Major Garrett to journalists: Look to history for comfort during early Trump presidency | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
When CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett hears journalists worrying about being labeled the enemy of the Trump administration, he points to history.
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Fact-checkers believe appetite for accuracy will grow despite a lack of trust in news | RJI

Fact-checkers believe appetite for accuracy will grow despite a lack of trust in news | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Journalists for the three leading fact-checking organizations say their role is to examine the claims of politicians and present the facts, not persuade the public of certain conclusions.
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Faux news in the digital age: Survey results | RJI

American adults believe they’re much less likely than their friends to share fake news stories on social media, but when pressed, nearly six in 10 will admit they’ve probably shared such a story by accident.
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True or false: PolitiFact, pols and pundits | RJI

True or false: PolitiFact, pols and pundits | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Who in the news is lying? Who's telling the truth? To find out we dive into the PolitiFact data.
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Six digital strategies newspapers should apply this year

Six digital strategies newspapers should apply this year | RJI links | Scoop.it
For newspaper publishers, striking gold in the digital realm in 2017 means so much more than just a slick new website or improved page views. Today’s online readers want engagement, personalisation…
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Sharers rather than authors more important on social media


NEW YORK (AP) — The person who shares a news story on social media is more important than the story's actual source in determining whether readers believe it, a study by the Media
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Meet the Swedish newspaper editor who put an algorithm in charge of his homepage

Meet the Swedish newspaper editor who put an algorithm in charge of his homepage | RJI links | Scoop.it
Storybench spoke to Fredric Káren at SXSW about how an algorithm runs SvD's site, how tech can help journalism and what the future of news might look like.
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How to turn data into an interactive story with Twine

How to turn data into an interactive story with Twine | RJI links | Scoop.it
Twine bills itself as “an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.” That means you can incorporate graphs, charts and even videos and photos into a story. Here’s a quick tutorial on how to use it. General steps Step 1) Choose your data topic area. (You probably already knew that, right?) This will inform how you use Twine. …
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Why The Boston Globe embraced Facebook for notifications

Why The Boston Globe embraced Facebook for notifications | RJI links | Scoop.it

Learn more about how to use Facebook in journalism at RJI's upcoming Potter Conference: https://www.rjionline.org/potter2017

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