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What journalists and filmmakers need to know about iOS 11


Marc Settle, BBC smartphone specialist, gives his annual review of the new version of iOS

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Podcast articleLook around you: How the Guardian experiments with virtual reality to tell stories in new, immersive ways

The publisher has used video, animation and computer-generated imagery to produce multiple VR projects since April 2016

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BBC opens applications for regional titles to take in reporters as part of the Local News Partnership

Under the agreement between BBC and the News Media Association, 150 reporters will be hired to improve coverage of councils and other local institutions

App for journalists: Tailor, for stitching your iPhone's screenshots together

This free iOS app will turn your series of images into a single, seamless picture for sharing on social media

Posted by Caroline Scott on 12/09/17

5 tips for getting started with making a podcast musical

If 36 Questions inspired you to create a podcast musical, here's what you should know before getting started

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 11/09/17

Video articleThe Guardian uses animated illustrations to bring its latest virtual reality project to life

The publisher has created a unique experience with Tilt Brush, which commemorates the second anniversary of Alan Kurdi’s tragic death

Posted by Caroline Scott on 08/09/17

City Bureau is bringing journalists and communities together to encourage civic participation

The Chicago-based non-profit organisation collaborates with locals through fellowships, the 'documenters' programme, and its public newsroom

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 07/09/17

Throwback Thursday: Blogs, UGC and the 'cascading hierarchy of needs'

From the archives: What topics dominated discussions on the future of the media industry ten years ago, and where are we now?

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 07/09/17

The Washington Post starts using Talk, an open-source tool for improving online comments

Talk's features are designed to make the online commenting experience better for readers and moderators alike

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 06/09/17

With its Story Lab, NPR is working to 'evolve the sound of public radio'

NPR staff, people working for NPR member stations and independent producers can pitch ideas for podcasts, radio shows and recurring news segments

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 06/09/17

Podcast articleNewsNow started a petition against the proposed publisher's right in EU copyright law

This podcast takes a look at the proposed changes and NewsNow's concerns

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 05/09/17

The latest documentary from On Our Radar puts the lead character in control for more authenticity

"We wanted Brigitte to be a narrator of her own story, rather than the subject of our documentary," said editorial manager Paul Myles

Posted by Caroline Scott on 05/09/17

BBC's 100 Women Challenge will report from four cities with solutions journalism angle

The project will focus on four issues affecting women today and their possible solutions, looking for contributions from those on the ground

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 04/09/17

New project looks at how developing countries are getting more women into coding

Coding Like A Girl is funded by the Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme from the European Journalism Centre

Posted by Caroline Scott on 04/09/17

A decade after launching, Monocle is still confident about print

The brand has expanded its presence to include radio, podcasts and events, but it continues to invest in print products

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 01/09/17

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