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Here is the latest journalism news from this week:
Mobile journalism: Whether you are a budding mobile journalist or a seasoned expert, there are a variety of apps you can add to your arsenal to produce better videos straight from your smartphone.
From an on-screen teleprompter to cloud storage space for all your content, check out our selection of non-mojo apps essential for mobile journalism. Read more
Audiences: Young audiences are looking for instant gratification from news, according to latest research from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
The study on news consumption by young people, published earlier this week, suggests news organisations replicate the user experience of Facebook and Netflix as audiences now expect quick hits of personalised information of news relevant to them. Read more
Social media: With social media platforms constantly evolving, it is a constant challenge for journalists to keep up with new functions and adapted features.
Digital media consultant Matt Navarra shares his best tips for boosting your social media strategy and improving audience engagement. Read more
Digital: The LA Times has introduced changes to the front and backend of its website this year to improve reader experience, following significant digital subscription shortfalls earlier this year.
Webpages, which had taken as long as 12 seconds to load, now load around 30 per cent faster and the website claims to have seen a 25 per cent increase in Google search traffic. Read more
Storytelling: As younger generations turn increasingly away from traditional media formats for news, TV2 Østjylland has utilised memes to tell news stories as a way to remain relevant.
Louise Pettersson, head of news at the Danish local broadcaster, said that news organisations need to look toward telling stories in different ways and on different formats to address declining and ageing TV audiences. Read more
How-to: More news organisations are turning to chatbots on Facebook Messenger as a way of making editorial content go further and reach audiences directly.
If you want to boost your engagement, check out our guide to creating your own chatbot on the platform. Read more
Newsrewired: US immigration and mass shootings reporter at the Associated Press Russell Contreras is the latest addition to the speaker lineup at our digital journalism conference Newsrewired.
Contreras joins our panel on achieving diversity without PR motives and avoiding tokenism to bring an American perspective and to talk about strategies the Associated Press use in their newsrooms. Read more
Save the date: Newsrewired takes place on the 27 November at Reuters, London. Head to newsrewired.com for the full agenda and tickets
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