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How Finland's MTV3 is bringing mobile journalism into the newsroom

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The channel's news reporters are hoping mobile journalism will allow them to break stories first while reaching wider audiences on social media

Deutsche Welle is working on a tool that makes it easier to tell stories in virtual reality

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The German broadcaster hopes the tool, called Fader, will allow journalists with no VR production experience to tell stories in this format

5 key considerations for ethical virtual reality storytelling

Involve the audience in the process and work with a diverse team on VR projects, advises Catherine Allen, freelance VR producer for the BBC

Tool for journalists: AutoEdit, to edit videos quicker using transcriptions

The tool aims to speed up the process of using transcriptions to produce and edit videos, and to make it easier to add captions

Report: Nearly a quarter of news articles include social media embeds

The study by curation platform SAM also found that 10 per cent of embeds have decayed since the article they featured in had been published

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