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 […]
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.
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.
Mar 01 2016
The Charlotte Agenda’s sponsor-driven revenue model