Q&A: A study of innovation in journalism education

Jul 14 2015

It amazed me how wide of a range there is in what’s happening depending on if there’s a “innovator” at a school and how many resources a school has. I thought it was more homogenous.

Legal Stats team wins $5,000 JNO award

May 18 2015

Three recent graduates are winners of the Jason Norris Award in Entrepreneurship to support their venture, Legal Stats.

Reflections on a tragedy

Feb 23 2015

In times of helplessness, I need to do something that matters.

How to find your entrepreneurship Plan B

Jan 30 2015

We had a theory about how our venture would work. Here’s how it played out in real life.

Ready for what’s next: Reese News Lab’s fifth Pitch Day

Dec 02 2014

At Reese News Lab’s fifth Pitch Day, teams present solutions to problems associated with local news, youth engagement, technology and international corruption.

It never gets old: Fresh starts in the Lab

Aug 22 2014

What I learned from building a sad porcupine out of spaghetti and a marshmallow.

It’s time to take responsibility for solving the media’s problems

May 23 2014

Though I’d love to just report and hope that someone else sorts out the media industry’s number problems, I can’t.

Students present six potential new media products

Apr 14 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–On the afternoon of Friday April 11, the Freedom Forum Conference Center of the University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication buzzed with nervous energy as Pitch Day for the Reese News Lab kicked off. Six teams were ready to share the media ideas they tested over the semester. The […]

Capitol Hound service increases transparency in the North Carolina General Assembly

Mar 21 2014

CHAPEL HILL (March 20, 2014) – Reese News Lab at UNC is now offering subscriptions to Capitol Hound, a searchable archive and alert system for North Carolina General Assembly sessions and committee meetings. The pilot version of the product will be available for the upcoming short session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which begins […]

The Startup Curve

Encounters with failure

Jan 17 2014

Is failure ever good news?