News on the move: What do audiences want from mobile?

Mobile journalism

There's a growing demand for news on smartphones – and for many publishers over half of their readers are now accessing stories from mobile devices.

So how do news organisations go about creating engaging stories for their mobile audience, and what are their challenges?

Catalina Albeanu talks raw video, short-form and the 5-second rule with:

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Getting personal: Push alerts in news

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Changing the metric: What attention time means for journalists

Experts from Chartbeat, Medium and the Guardian explain why journalists should care about time metrics

Posted by Abigail Edge on 01/05/15

Jeff Jarvis keynote from IJF15: 'To Hell With Mass Media'

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Posted by Alastair Reid on 24/04/15

Why vertical video is becoming harder to ignore

If your videos have a mobile audience, it might be time to go vertical.

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 17/04/15

From local to national: Tips for covering elections in 2015

Journalists at local and national level share their advice for finding and telling stories in the best possible way

Posted by Alastair Reid on 10/04/15

The evolving ecosystem for media and news

Listen to Google's Richard Gingras discuss how we no longer consume media, but "we are within the media" at the Digital Innovator's Summit

Posted by Alastair Reid on 07/04/15

Tumblr: Behind the scenes with NPR, the Guardian and Washington Post

Three news organisations discuss how they build communities on the blogging platform and social network

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 20/03/15

Are we seeing a new dawn in live video?

Livestreaming app Meerkat has lit up social media, but is it really any good? And what alternatives are there?

Posted by Alastair Reid on 13/03/15

Freelance finance explained

Top tips for staying on top of your finances as a freelance journalist

Posted by Paul McNally on 06/03/15

News, rumours and social media: Are we doing enough to stop lies online?

Social media is a vital source of information for news organisations but verifying claims and rumours is becoming increasingly difficult. How can the media address the issue?

Posted by Alastair Reid on 27/02/15

Snapchat Discover: From quick headline snaps to long-form videos

As Snapchat's Discover service is about to turn one month old, we catch up with two publishers to find out how their channels are going so far

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 20/02/15

Expert advice for getting work experience in journalism

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Posted by Abigail Edge on 11/02/15

Highlights from the recent news:rewired conference

Some of the brightest brains in digital journalism met at news:rewired in London this week to share their ideas and experiences.

Posted by Alastair Reid on 06/02/15

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