Lab Reports

Week One at Reese News Lab

Jan 22 2017

Snow and ice delayed the start of the semester at Reese News Lab, but we managed to kick off orientation on Friday the 13th. It could have been a bad omen, but I think we’re off to a pretty good start. Our semester kicked off with our new executive director, Ryan Thornburg, and some words of […]

Kinethics team: Hrisanthi Kroi, Abby Reimer, Hannah Wang and Pooja Kodavanti.

Lessons from a Reese News Lab startup

Jan 19 2017

One question we often hear from visitors at the Reese News Lab is: “What happens to the projects after the end of the semester?”

What you missed at #ReesePitch

Dec 15 2016

On December 2, the Fall 2016 class and intern teams of the Reese News Lab pitched their ideas to a panel of media professionals, startup execs, and other judges. Here’s what happened.

Fact-checking at the J-School Hackathon

Dec 09 2016

Media outlets are now more deeply embedded in our every waking moment than ever before. Our smartphones have made news consumption easier than it’s ever been. And the news we consume on our phones can be transmitted to the eyes of our friends with the split-second tap of a finger. But more news doesn’t equal better news. As […]

Lessons from Campaign Hound

Nov 15 2016

What we’ve learned from eleven months of Campaign Hound and why we’re moving on to new things.

Meet our new Interim Director!

Oct 05 2016

We’re excited to have Steven King, a long-time friend of the Lab, with us this fall as the Interim Director of Reese News Lab.

A cooking show for today

Apr 15 2016

A PBS station in Austin, Texas, dreamed up an idea for a show that would air not on television, but on YouTube.

We're Hiring

Now Hiring: Executive Director for Reese News Lab

Mar 09 2016

We are hiring for a Lecturer/ Director of the Reese News Lab at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism.

Inside Campaign Hound

Mar 04 2016

Reese News Lab’s latest project, Campaign Hound, tracks planned public speeches by political candidates.

Local News(letters)

Mar 01 2016

The Charlotte Agenda’s sponsor-driven revenue model