Tag: mobile apps

by Reuben Stern

This story first appeared on RJI’s Futures Lab. Reporting by Reuben Stern and Rachel Wise. This week we explore options for editing video on mobile devices. Several mobile apps offer full-featured editing functionality to rival desktop software, but in some cases a simple interface for rearranging clips might be the best option. Our colleague Judd […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter Still Has a Major Problem with Employee Diversity (Mark S. Luckie / The Verge) 2. The Internet of Things Is Everywhere, But It Doesn’t Rule Yet (David Pierce / Wired) 3. The App-ocalypse: Can Web Standards Make Mobile Apps Obsolete? (Larry Seltzer / Ars Technica) 4. The Funny, the Weird, the Elaborate, the […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The online college that’s helping undocumented students (Claudio Sanchez / NPR) 2. 6 lessons academic research tells us about making data visualizations (Russell Chun / Poynter) 3. UC Berkeley to launch undergraduate journalism minor in summer 2016 (via UC Berkeley) 4. Campus tech leaders report more support for free educational materials (Ellen Wexler / […] more »

by Meagan Doll

Not only is technology developing rapidly in today’s society, but the ways in which it’s used to tell stories and deliver news are also changing. Matt Sheehan, director of the Innovation News Center (INC) at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, is experimenting with this reality. Through a partnership with anonymous messaging […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Arizona PBS moves to Cronkite, becomes ‘teaching hospital’ and innovation hub (Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication) 2. Fullscreen will invest $10 million in original programming (Sam Gutelle / Tubefilter) 3. Q & A: Susan Wojcicki wants to make YouTube (a little) more like TV (Miguel Helft / Fortune) 4. YouTube adding […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we learn about CNN’s new tablet app, CNNx, which combines material from on-air and online. We also explore a few tools for managing a newsroom’s social media presence. PART 1: CNNx CNN recently released a new iPad app, called CNNx, that merges the live broadcast feed and […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we introduce a new app for connecting reporters with stories, and we learn about a mobile video studio that fits into a backpack. PART 1: Newstracker A new smartphone app and web-based system called Newstracker, built by a company called Interapt, was designed to help newsrooms connect their teams in the field with story […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we explore some new tools that push video from smartphones to television, and we see how one newspaper is working to turn entertainment listings into a real-world audience experience. PART 1: AirCast Live A new app called AirCast Live enables users to send video clips and photos directly […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we see how Cinematique adds touch-screen interaction to video, how sensors are being employed to create new kinds of journalism and how some news organizations are shifting their thinking toward mobile audiences. PART 1: Cinematique A platform called Cinematique is making it possible for viewers of mobile video […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we learn from The Denver Post’s experience developing single-topic mobile apps, hear about Geekwire’s new revenue stream, and explore Crosscut’s hybrid of arts coverage and community engagement. PART 1: Special-topic apps at The Denver Post The Denver Post is one of many newsrooms that has sought to […] more »