Mobile Journalism

The practice of mobile journalism involves reporters using portable electronic devices to create and distribute news content. There are many tools that facilitate the process, including mobile apps, tablets, smartphones, and add-on gear, such as a stabilization gimbal or specialized camera lenses, that can enhance the quality of the content captured. There is a wide range of storytelling that can be produced using these devices—everything from documentary-style videos to infographics to 360-images and live news coverage. Mobile devices and apps also generally include the capacity to share content directly to social media and other digital platforms, as well as into traditional newsroom workflows, so that the content can be easily disseminated over the air during a live newscast or via a streaming platform, published ...

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