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Moblie journalism is the future. Technology is improving rapidly and journalists need to stay the course with it. But it is not something to be feared. If anything, it can be a powerful asset in your everyday reporting.

Mastering this craft however is a whole another challenge. Fortunately, social enterprise project PressPad led a mobile journalism masterclass for journalism students - and its journalist Amber Sunner has extracted all the key takeaways from the event.

To begin with you need to think "beyond the screen" - just because you are shooting on a small screen does not mean you are confined to any one medium. What else could it be used for?

"If you're working for a radio station, on top of recording an audio interview, think about shooting some video, taking some pictures or writing up a twitter thread," it suggests.

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