Student winners demo product at Hearst headquarters
May 30, 2012
Not only do the Missouri School of Journalism and the Reynolds Journalism Institute employ faculty and fellows who research the best media methods and ideas for the future, they also develop the people who will work in the media of the future, like this student team.
From Reynolds Journalism Institute
Team Scope, winners of the 2012 Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition, demonstrated their story recommendation engine and self-service advertising network this week to newspaper, television, magazine and digital media executives at Hearst Tower in New York.
Hearst Corporation, one of the country’s largest media companies, has sponsored the contest – which brings together journalism, computer science and business students to tackle technology challenges – since 2009.
Senior Vice-President for Corporate Innovation Beth Polish says this year’s outcome was the best yet. “The Scope team has built a flexible tool that’s valuable for news and information consumers and advertisers alike. We’re looking forward to collaborating further with the students this summer.” More…