Lab Reports

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

How to test a product idea

Feb 29 2016

Here’s the secret to strengthening your idea.

How we recruit and hire interns

Feb 18 2016

When you walk into a Reese News Lab interview, here’s what we’re looking for.