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Empowering the next generation at BBC Young Reporter

The media project works in partnership with schools, colleges, youth organisations and charities to teach young people media literacy and production skills

Posted by Caroline Scott on 04/12/18

How your news organisation can share Instagram Stories with a select audience

The social platform has launched a new update, enabling users to pick and choose who sees their Story content

Posted by Caroline Scott on 03/12/18

Tip: Try these 9 types of mobile visual storytelling

Get inspired by these examples of mobile journalism in action

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 03/12/18

3 Instagram Story hacks that you might not have known existed

You have mastered the basics, now it is time to take your creativity to the next level

Posted by Caroline Scott on 27/11/18

Tip: Hone your investigative journalism skills in the digital age

Five round-ups from the Uncovering Asia conference, on how to investigate with your smartphone

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/10/18

Newsroom diversity, storytelling and photography: Here is your weekly journalism news update

Pushed for time? Catch up with this week's coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Caroline Scott on 12/10/18

'Human connection is key': The importance of building trust in street portrait photography

Tim Bingham, smartphone photographer, explains why building a relationship with your subject is key to capturing powerful moments

Posted by Caroline Scott on 08/10/18

Open-source investigations, mobile journalism and Netflix: Here is your weekly journalism news update

Pushed for time? Catch up with this week's coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Caroline Scott on 07/10/18

Tip: Improve your smartphone stories

Follow this guide to master story structuring and video editing on your mobile phone

Posted by Beth Andralojc on 05/10/18

How to engage audiences for longer with multimedia storytelling

Kara Fox, digital news producer at CNN International, explains how using a range of mediums can enhance your projects and keep readers on the page

Posted by Caroline Scott on 03/10/18

Refugee journalists, networking and Instagram: Here is your weekly journalism news update

Pushed for time? Catch up with this week's coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Caroline Scott on 14/09/18

‘A new kind of content for a new kind of audience’ – Irish broadcaster RTÉ experiments with vertical video

The digital-first series ‘Posts to the Pope' was shot, edited and titled entirely on mobile devices for social audiences, then repurposed to 16:9 for ‘traditional’ viewing

Posted by Caroline Scott on 31/08/18

Why Overcapture has 'so much potential' for content creators in the field

Sarah Redohl, media journalist and editor at Immersive Shooter, explains how the process using 360-degree cameras can help simplify your workflow

Posted by Caroline Scott on 21/08/18

Overcapture, freelance journalism and Snapchat: Here is your weekly journalism news update

Pushed for time? Catch up with this week's coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Caroline Scott on 17/08/18

Mobile journalism, apps and video formats: Here is your weekly journalism news update

Pushed for time? Catch up with this week's coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Caroline Scott on 10/08/18

‘Our stories are best told by us’: How students are aiming to shape storytelling in Africa through mobile journalism

Marvin Gakunyi and Emmanuel Yegon organised a mojo conference for their peers at Moi University, Kenya

Posted by Caroline Scott on 10/08/18

Why two African university students organised their own conference to teach their peers about mobile journalism

Marvin Gakunyi and Emmanuel Yegon have also designed their own web platform to host stories shot on smartphones

Posted by Caroline Scott on 07/08/18

Need to catch up? Here's your weekly journalism news update

We discuss: Capital Gazette shootings, data journalism in Brazil, inside the BuzzFeed investigations unit, and 3 free apps for editing photographs on the go

Posted by Caroline Scott on 29/06/18

How to get started with IGTV, Instagram's new long-form video feature

The new app is like watching television, but within a platform built for how you actually use your phone: vertically

Posted by Caroline Scott on 27/06/18

New to smartphone photography? Check out these free apps for editing on the road

3 free apps to create unique effects and improve your smartphone images, wherever you are

Posted by George Sharpe on 25/06/18

Apps, opportunities and the future of mobile journalism: Takeaways from MojoFest

Journalism.co.uk takes you to Galway, Ireland, to get the hottest tips, advice and industry updates from the ever-growing community of smartphone content creators

Posted by Caroline Scott on 12/06/18

3 free apps for screen-recording on your Android smartphone

Are you a mobile journalism trainer or creative video producer? Check out these apps for documenting your smartphone workflow

Posted by Raúl Fernández on 05/06/18

How to tackle the challenges of implementing mobile journalism in the newsroom

Journalists at MojoFest discuss training, workflow and the importance of getting your colleagues on side

Posted by Caroline Scott on 30/05/18

BBC mobile journalism pilot scheme sees 15 experienced camera operators shoot with iPhones over three months

The project is designed to see, once and for all, whether a smartphone really is a suitable device for daily newsgathering

Posted by Caroline Scott on 29/05/18

No filter: The importance of light when you're taking photos with your smartphone

Ryan Pernofski, mobile photographer and graphic designer, explains how he captures detailed images of fast-moving scenes on his iPhone

Posted by Caroline Scott on 21/05/18

App for journalists: Vlogit, for producing eye-catching social videos

This free Android app will stitch your videos together in HD, with no watermark or time limit

Posted by Caroline Scott on 24/04/18

The three pillars of mobile journalism: Q&A with Marc Settle, smartphone reporting trainer at the BBC

'The smartphone enables the journalist to always be a journalist'

Posted by Björn Staschen and Wytse Vellinga on 06/04/18

Mobile journalism gives new freedom of expression

The technology is an important asset to journalists in the developing world

Posted by Björn Staschen and Wytse Vellinga on 05/04/18

Mobile journalism in the heat: A look at the Dutch documentary filmed in the Peruvian desert

Twan Spierts, reporter, Omroep Brabant, explained why he went mobile when reporting on the toughest rally in the world

Posted by Caroline Scott on 26/03/18

5 iOS apps for creative mobile storytelling

Marc Settle, smartphone trainer, BBC Academy, lists some of his go-to apps, as well as some of his new finds

Posted by Holly Etheridge on 13/03/18

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