Tools for Mobile Journalism 2016
- Tools for Mobile Journalism 2016
- Originally Broadcast On:
- May 25, 2016
- Time Estimate:
- One hour for the main presentation and questions.
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The smartphone in your pocket is the Swiss army knife of journalism tools. Are you using it to its full potential?
Discover the best apps, tips and tricks for mobile journalism. You'll learn about features you didn't know existed, apps that will improve your photography and videography, the latest in mobile-only social networks, phone productivity hacks and more. If you're sick of your phone always beeping at you all day and night, we'll cover about information overload, too.
You will learn to use your device (we'll focus on iOS but touch on Android) to save you time and energy and make your journalism stronger.
Image courtesy of Pabak Sarkar
What Will I Learn:
- Why taking advantage of your phone will make you a more powerful journalist
- Apps and tools for reporting, photojournalism, social media, security and more
- How to fit all this into your busy workday
Who Should Take this Course:
Reporters, photojournalists, editors, producers and others who want to cover news faster and better. Smartphone platforms will include iOS and Android, with a focus on iOS.
Ren LaForme is an Interactive Learning Producer at Poynter’s News University, but strongly prefers his vanity title, Executive Director of Awesome. He is one half of the duo responsible for #40BetterHours, a project to improve the workweek, and runs the Knight-funded digital tools catalog. He is also the cofounder of ONA’s Tampa Bay chapter and cofounder of Tampa Bay Media & Digital, a meetup group for locals who work in news media or on the Internet.
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