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Tip: Seven smartphone apps for photo editing

Make your mobile journalism picture-perfect with these editing tools

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 17/02/20

Bangladeshi reporters now have a mobile journalism guide written in their mother tongue

To end the era of poorly-translated foreign manuals, this new book by the mobile specialist Jamil Khan teaches local students and citizen journalists to use a smartphone for field reporting

Posted by Jacob Granger on 17/02/20

Archant embraces mobile journalism to cover local news stories

Journalists are trained to shoot lots of simple smartphone footage when reporting out in the field to get their stories online faster and attract more viewers when interest is at its peak

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/02/20

Tip: How to include audio in your mobile screen recording

Follow these tips to to set up screen recording on your iPhone and capture audio or voiceover at the same time - perfect for smartphone tutorials

Posted by Daniel Green on 05/02/20

Tip: How to introduce reporters to mobile journalism

Download these apps and learn techniques for reporting with only your smartphone

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/02/20

App for journalists: Doubletake, for recording both sides of an interview on smartphone

This new free app by FilmicPro allows you to record with two cameras on your mobile phone at the same time to capture interactions

Posted by Daniel Green on 30/01/20

How CBC Calgary connects with local communities through mobile journalism 'pop-up bureaus'

As big TV cameras can be intimidating, one Canadian community reporter uses just his smartphone to bring stories from underreported neighbourhoods

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/01/20

App for journalists: PhotoGrid, for creating eye-catching images on Instagram

As audiences flock to Instagram and TikTok for visual content, this app helps you create beautiful vertical stories to drive engagement

Posted by Daniel Green on 22/01/20

Five tips to get started with mobile journalism

Smartphones give you the power to report live from almost everywhere, film interviews and edit footage on the go

Posted by Bernhard Lill on 20/01/20

10 tips for introducing mobile journalism into local newsrooms

Smartphones allow journalists to report from a crowd because they are lightweight and discreet

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/01/20

Tip: Handy gadgets and gear for journalists

Power banks, smartphone rigs and a copy of essential media law to-hand can be life-savers in the field and on the newsdesk

Posted by Daniel Green on 10/01/20

What will the next decade look like for journalism?

From augmented reality to changing business models, we look at the challenges and tools that might shape the 2020s

Posted by Daniel Green on 24/12/19

Advice for using mobile journalism techniques in sports reporting

Make the most of your smartphone when interviewing players, telling their stories and reporting from the heart of the action

Posted by Jacob Granger on 23/12/19

Christmas podcast: Journalism.co.uk looks back at 2019's hot (and not) topics in the media industry

What have we learned from 2019 and what is in store for 2020? Editor Marcela Kunova reflects on what topics journalists care about the most but also what content they share without reading

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/12/19

What did the 2010s mean for the media industry?

Before we dive into the 2020s, Journalism.co.uk looked back at the challenges and opportunities the past decade has brought to the UK newsrooms

Posted by Daniel Green on 19/12/19

What skills will journalists need in 2020?

Newsroom leaders from FT, CNN and Forbes reveal how they are preparing their reporters for the decade ahead and why it still matters to be able to pick up the phone

Posted by Melissa Spence and Amy Batt on 11/12/19

'Reality is the new quality' for reporting with mobile journalism

Mobile reporter Yusuf Omar on why wearable technology is the best tool for citizen journalists to produce raw stories that audiences can truly relate to

Posted by Katie Orchard and Daniel Green on 10/12/19

Five tips for shooting an on-the-road documentary with your mobile phone

Award-winning cinematographer Cassius Rayner offers his lessons in filming in temperatures of up to 40°C and from the back of a moving vehicle

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/12/19

Using mobile journalism for small publishers and local news organisations

Can your smartphone be the ideal piece of kit for reporting breaking news and shooting vox pops in the street? Yes — so long as you bring a charger bank and a gimbal

Posted by Jacob Granger on 22/11/19

What Android device do you need for mobile reporting?

Samsung, LG, Huawei or Xiaomi? Find out what mobile journalists are using

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/11/19

Six ways to overcome the challenges of mobile journalism

Starting out with smartphone reporting but worry about the drawbacks? Check out our practical solutions guide to problems with sound, lighting and shaky hands

Posted by Daniel Green on 23/10/19

What iPhone do you need for your mobile reporting?

Do you really need the latest 11 Pro Max? Here is a rundown of the Apple devices that mobile journalism trainers, reporters and lecturers are using

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/10/19

Mobile journalism legend Yusuf Omar is joining Newsrewired

Join us on 27 November in London to learn how 5G internet, augmented reality and artificial intelligence will impact our lives and take media to a new world

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 10/10/19

How to use Instagram for live conference coverage

Video interviews, quote cards and behind-the-scenes shots are a great way to engage your audience and spread the knowledge beyond the physical boundaries of the venue

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 09/10/19

App for journalists: InShot, for creating distinctive social media posts

Bring your mojo content to life on social media with filters, stickers and text options

Posted by Daniel Green on 03/10/19

Tip: 12 ways to improve your iPhone photography

Bookmark these tips to help you up your mojo game and get that perfect shot every time

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 30/09/19

World News Day: Misinformation, mobile journalism and mental health

To mark the day which celebrates the impact of news organisations everywhere, Journalism.co.uk rounds up ten of the most important industry trends

Posted by Daniel Green on 27/09/19

#GIForecast and selfie-style updates: reporting weather with mobile journalism

To help social audiences prepare for rain or shine, one BBC weatherman experiments with short-form clips on Twitter and Instagram

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/09/19

Live-streaming app Happs is set to innovate breaking news

The app enables citizen journalists and news curators to source and produce real-time content for Twitter and Periscope

Posted by Daniel Green on 11/09/19

Weekly journalism news update: Memes, mobile journalism and millennials

Pushed for time? Catch up with the weekly media news coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Daniel Green on 06/09/19

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