#ReesePitch: Fall 2017
Dec 04 2017
Four teams from “MEJO 463: News Lab: Creating Tomorrow’s News Products,” presented their new media startup ideas to a panel of judges on Friday. The class was taught by Jeremy Gockel, who is the Director of Team Development and Intrapreneurship at McClatchy. You can read the team’s pitches on the Reese News Lab projects page. Thanks […]
Announcing first Reese News Lab Fellow, Melody Kramer
Jul 27 2017
The UNC School of Media and Journalism and Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media welcome Melody Kramer to theCarolina Data Desk team. She is the first Reese News Lab Fellow helping local media outlets embrace and utilize data to create sustainable business models. Kramer currently leads audience growth and development for the Wikimedia Foundation and writes a weekly column […]
Reese News Lab launches Campaign Hound to track upcoming campaign speeches
Jan 25 2016
The Lab releases its latest service, Campaign Hound, the sister project to Capitol Hound.
Innovation and sustainability in community journalism focus of new $4 million UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism initiative
Sep 09 2015
Knight Foundation invests $3 million to launch new research center.
Reese News Lab wins Knight News Challenge
Jul 22 2015
The Reese News Lab in the UNC School of Media and Journalism has been awarded $150,000 in the Knight News Challenge for Campaign Hound, a searchable archive and alert service that enables users to monitor political speeches remotely.
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.
Legal Stats wins third place at Carolina Challenge
Mar 27 2015
The team wins $2,000 in university-wide entrepreneurship competition.
Capitol Hound Q&A with C. Felix Harvey Award winners
Jan 29 2015
In this interview, I found out how Capitol Hound got its name and what is the hardest thing about running a start-up.
Capitol Hound receives $50,000 award from UNC
Jan 28 2015
Reese News Lab directors received the C. Felix Harvey Award from UNC to provide Capitol Hound to N.C. media outlets for free.
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.