Tag: mobile journalism

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week, we find out what Google Glass is really like as a reporting tool. Over the past several months, a team of capstone students at the Missouri School of Journalism attempted to cover a variety of news and feature situations with the face-mounted device to determine whether […] more »

by Hannah Schmidt

Coauthored by Meredith Turk At the Missouri School of Journalism, students are guinea pigs for new innovations, products and processes that are breaking ground in the news and digital spheres. Ten students in Jim Flink‘s Emerging Technologies class had firsthand experience using a curation news application during a live event, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism […] more »

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we see how Cinematique adds touch-screen interaction to video, how sensors are being employed to create new kinds of journalism and how some news organizations are shifting their thinking toward mobile audiences. PART 1: Cinematique A platform called Cinematique is making it possible for viewers of mobile video […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. After Twitter ban, Turkey’s netizens find YouTube blockage a breeze (Fercan Yalinkilic / Wall Street Journal) 2. ‘Why newspapers should steer away from the MTV model’ (Pat Long / Journalism.co.uk) 3. The pay-per-visit debate: Is chasing viral traffic hurting journalism? (Mary Clare Fischer / American Journalism Review) 4. Twitter’s brevity is its biggest strength […] more »

by Neal Augenstein

Typing 140 characters and adding a link or photo is so 2010. Too many news organizations merely place web or broadcast content on a Twitter screen and press tweet. Why not create content for mobile devices tailored to the way people use their smartphones and tablets, as well as the devices’ benefits and limitations? Using […] more »

by Jessica Weiss

First, it was the Web. Now, mobile is the “second tidal wave of change about to collide with the news industry,” said Cory Bergman, general manager of Breaking News, a mobile-first startup owned by NBC News Digital. As more consumers access news on their mobile devices, news organizations are seeing traffic to their websites from […] more »

by Julie Jones

This post is co-authored by John Schmeltzer. Disaster events since the mid-2000s paint a reliable picture on the relationship between breaking news events and mobile users. Whether it is images of passengers standing on the wing of a downed plane in the Hudson River, videos captured by locked-down Virginia Tech students, or security camera images […] more »

by Neal Augenstein

A reporter’s first question in an interview can be crucial. These days my first question is, “Do you have access to an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch?” A major benefit of reporting with an iPhone is the ability to avoid inferior phone-quality interviews. A few swipes can turn an iPhone into a powerful recording tool, […] more »

by Neal Augenstein

The iPhone hasn’t failed me yet. It’s now three years since I began #iphonereporting — doing all my field audio and video recording, editing, and transmission, as well as photos, web writing, and social networking solely on my iPhone and iPad. So far, so good. Not perfect, but what in life or business is? Covering […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Why we shouldn’t care about who reports a major announcement first (The New Republic) 2. Social coding startup GitHub raises $100 million in its first round of funding (WSJ) 3. Reddit lifts its ban on The Atlantic and other publications […] more »