Press

Reese News Lab students pitch media products at the American Underground

Aug 05 2014

Eight students from Reese News Lab’s summer program pitched two products, Legal Stats and Kindsite, at the American Underground, the heart of startups in the Triangle.

Kroi selected for ONA14 Student Newsroom

Jul 01 2014

Reese News Lab’s Hrisanthi Kroi was one of 20 students chosen to participate in the student newsroom for the Online News Association conference.

10 universities tackle media problems at first Journalism School Hackathon

Jun 03 2014

Reese News Lab and PBS Media Shift hosted the inaugural Journalism School Hackathon at the University of North Carolina on the weekend of May 31 – June 1.

Students present six potential new media products

Apr 14 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–On the afternoon of Friday April 11, the Freedom Forum Conference Center of the University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication buzzed with nervous energy as Pitch Day for the Reese News Lab kicked off. Six teams were ready to share the media ideas they tested over the semester. The […]

Capitol Hound service increases transparency in the North Carolina General Assembly

Mar 21 2014

CHAPEL HILL (March 20, 2014) – Reese News Lab at UNC is now offering subscriptions to Capitol Hound, a searchable archive and alert system for North Carolina General Assembly sessions and committee meetings. The pilot version of the product will be available for the upcoming short session of the North Carolina General Assembly, which begins […]

Reese News Lab students pitch ideas for sustainable news products

Dec 17 2013

Feasibility, desirability and viability were the key components considered by students of the UNC-Chapel Hill Reese News Lab as they developed new media products over the course of the fall semester. Ranging from an educational tool for classrooms to a niche journalistic publication, the students pitched their ideas to a room including media professionals, faculty […]

Reese News Lab projects take two awards in AEJMC Best of the Web

Aug 16 2013

August 8, 2013 Two Reese News Lab projects won Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Best of the Web awards, announced during the 2013 AEJMC convention held in Washington, D.C. Tony Mantovani, a 2012 UNC computer science graduate, Matt Hayes, a 2013 UNC journalism and information science graduate, and Colleen McEnaney, a […]

Students pitch business ideas with big impact

Aug 13 2013

Reese News Lab student teams proposed an idea for a news product that would increase government transparency, and another that would make news broadcasts accessible to Spanish-speaking audiences.

Annie Daniel

Daniel selected for ONA13 Student Newsroom

Jul 24 2013

Annie Daniel, a Reese News Lab intern from Matthews, N.C., was one of 20 students chosen to participate in the student newsroom for the Online News Association (ONA) conference Oct. 17-20 in Atlanta. Daniel¬†will help provide intensive coverage of the ONA13 conference.¬†She was chosen from more than 100 applications. For the fourth consecutive year, Google […]