Mobile journalism

New project InOldNews wants to improve representation in video journalism

How else do you get footage from developing countries if stock image sites are no good and you are not on the ground? Two journalists have a solution to make video storytelling more inclusive

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 23/02/24

38 mojo apps from BBC trainer Marc Blank-Settle

Bolster your smartphone arsenal with this list of tools for video effects, subtitles, data vis and much more

Posted by Jacob Granger and Marcela Kunova on 29/11/23

15 online communities for journalists you should know about

From freelancing to mobile journalism and AI, here is our pick of the best journalism chat groups across social media and the web

Posted by Abigail Edge and Marcela Kunova on 18/09/23

Ukrainian journalists use smartphones to tell stories of displaced communities

Mobile journalist Robb Montgomery spent two weeks training newspaper reporters in capturing compelling human stories in the war-torn country

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/08/23

10 video editing apps for mobile journalists

You do not need high-end professional cameras to capture dynamic video content. A good app on your smartphone will do the job

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu and Jacob Granger on 26/07/23

Mobile journalism in Ukraine, with Robb Montgomery

Displaced communities are full of rich stories, but a sensitive approach and careful planning are needed to capture the moment well - that is where MoJo shines

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/07/23

Affordable, lightweight and discreet: going mojo when filming in hospitals

Swapping the big cameras for smartphones builds trust with sources and does not impede busy doctors

Posted by Cassius Rayner on 27/06/23

A toolkit for journalism content creators

What do you need to create content, build a following and monetise your work?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/01/23

Seven tips on producing a news series

The MoJo creator of the BBC business advice series "CEO Secrets" reveals how he created a long-running, low-maintenance and high-impact show

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/11/22

Dougal Shaw, senior video innovation journalist of BBC News, on creating news series

CEO Secrets has been developing a loyal online following for over seven years. Its creator shares tips on keeping long-running stories fresh and useful to your audience

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/11/22

Master these three levels of smartphone photography

Take simple and stunning pictures by pairing classic techniques with DIY tricks

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/10/22

Tip: Kickstarting a mobile journalism strategy

The team behind Seen, formerly Hashtag Our Stories, share strategies on creating content with mobile audiences in mind

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/09/22

How one video publisher is preparing for the rise of augmented reality

Formerly Hashtag our Stories, video publisher SEEN has garnered a huge fanbase on social media. Co-founder Yusuf Omar warns that newsrooms need to be ready for when audiences swap their smartphones for smartglasses

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/06/22

Yusuf Omar, co-founder of Seen, on wearable technology in journalism

Rebranding from Hashtag Our Stories, this media publication is betting that news consumers of the near future will access content through gadgets they wear on their faces - and it has big plans to make it financially sustainable

Posted by Jacob Granger on 20/05/22

Tip: Become a pro at mobile video editing with LumaFusion

Learn how to use the functions of the go-to mobile journalism video app

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/03/22

Video CVs: fab or fad?

Grabbing a recruiter’s attention with a recording of yourself may be just what you need to stand out. But it is not for everyone

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 14/02/22

New MoJo learning platform Mobile Creator Academy set to launch

If you are serious about becoming a smartphone journalist, there is a new community for you. Plus you can win a place on the course worth $200!

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 19/01/22

Nine journalism podcasts to help you get through the pandemic

Still stuck inside and in need of inspiration? Check out these popular shows

Posted by Jacob Granger, Marcela Kunova and Fern McErlane on 18/01/22

Your 10 most favourite stories of the year

The team will be back on 4 January 2022. Until then, here are our readers' top 10 articles from 2021

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 23/12/21

How the covid pandemic changed digital journalism

Mobile journalism and Zoom interviews have put pressure on older journalists to adapt

Posted by James Mahon on 03/12/21

51 mobile journalists you should follow

Are you looking for inspiration, connections or collaborations in the MoJo community? Check out our list

Posted by Marcela Kunova, Jacob Granger on 02/09/21

How to set up a mobile-first newsroom

With mobile news consumption on the rise, two MoJo experts from Bangladesh share tips on changing the way you think about creating content

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/08/21

Mobile journalists Sabbir Ahmed and Jamil Khan on creating a mobile-first newsroom

The co-authors of a new MoJo manual share their top tips and takeaways for creating news content using smartphones, live video, social audio and vertical Stories

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/07/21

Tip: Go mojo for your summer snaps and videos

Shooting in sunlight? Use your smartphone to capture picture perfect shots

Posted by Jacob Granger on 30/06/21

Nuseir Yassin: 'Media brands must focus on human stories or they will lose out to social content'

The vlogger behind the Nas Daily brand with 40m followers urges news outlets to change the way they tell stories before opinionated content creators scoop up the audience's attention

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/06/21

Six steps to setting up your home studio with a smartphone

Learn how to create professional content using mobile gadgets and DIY hacks

Posted by Josey Vaughan-Hughes and Jacob Granger on 20/05/21

Try to ask the public "Are you happy?" next time you are covering an election campaign

Four Indian journalists set out on a road trip to report on the Kerala local election. With one simple question, they spotlighted issues communities really care about

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/04/21

No newsroom, no problem: tips and tricks for working through lockdown

When covid-19 forced newsrooms to close their doors, journalists had to start working from kitchen tables and makeshift home studios. Three reporters share their sources of inspiration and clever shortcuts

Posted by Zi Wang on 14/01/21

Five tips for media studies freshers

Are you worried about starting a journalism degree during the pandemic? We answer your questions about virtual student life

Posted by Zaynah Esat on 14/01/21

Tip: 12 must-have apps for mobile journalism

Download and try these essential apps for every reporter's smartphone

Posted by Freya McCoy on 06/01/21

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