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Here is the latest journalism news from this week:
NDTV India reporters venture out in the field with just a mobile phone and a collection of gadgets and apps. One of those is foreign editor, Umashankar Singh, who has been relying on his smartphone for more than a decade.
Singh can be seen using his selfie stick for everything from crisis reporting to political events. He speaks to Journalism.co.uk about how this is possible and what you need inside your mojo toolbag to get started. Watch now
YouTube media channel Point has launched a Kickstarter campaign to take its reporting into the mobile gaming world.
If it meets its 30-day, £18,500 Kickstarter pledge, the startup will launch Misinformer - a mobile game about performing citizen journalism, based on fictionalised versions of Point's investigations. Read more
Most journalists rely on pictures to bring stories to life. However, it is often hard to find high-resolution images of people and places that do not cost the earth.
For your next article, consider one of our ten handy websites for accessing free images. Read more
In an age where the journalism industry is threatened, we need to support talented would-be reporters rather than putting them off the career.
Instead of sending aspiring journalists on coffee and tea rounds, news organisations need to do more to support new talents in their newsrooms. Read more
How can we improve the love-hate relationship between Google and news publishers?
In this week's podcast, we spoke to Madhav Chinnappa, director of news ecosystem development at Google, about how the platform works with news organisations to improve what has so far been a complicated relationship.
From financing innovative news projects around the world through Google News Initiative to launching free tools that help journalists verify online content, Google is certainly making an effort to support the media industry. But is that enough to contradict the critics who accuse the platform of harming newsrooms by diverting the advertising revenue? Listen now
Looking to drive deep change in your newsroom? Learn to make those transformations at Newsrewired on 27 November at Reuters, London. Head to newsrewired.com for the full agenda and tickets
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