Lab Reports

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.

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.

Reese News Lab students win $3,500 grant for environmental reporting

Oct 02 2014

The grant will cover travel expenses for students traveling in the Southeast to tell stories about energy.