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'You're holding a device that looks like a gun' – The dangers of mobile journalism in war zones


Reporters often extol the benefits of mojo techniques and equipment, but Nick Garnett of BBC 5Live explains where this workflow can prove challenging and potentially dangerous

Japan’s NHK is experimenting with one-minute documentaries for social media

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To bring its documentaries to younger audiences, Japan's national broadcaster is breaking away from its traditional formats

'Too early to surrender' to the post-truth narrative, says Channel 4's Patrick Worrall

Worrall, of Channel 4's FactCheck team, says the current 'post-fact' landscape is not irreversible

Great Big Story to launch in the Nordics as CNN explores storytelling that’s not tied to the 24-hour news cycle

The news organisation is also planning to launch a new venture with YouTube star Casey Neistat after acquiring Beme

France Info has been drawing the news and taking fact-checking to the streets

The team has been tasked with creating videos that work both on television and social media, with mixed results in its first few months on air

Today’s top tip for journalists

Tip: Up your newsroom's video output with these format ideas

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If your news organisation is looking to produce more video content, check out these ten video ideas to get started

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