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A guide to video storytelling for education

A guide to video storytelling for education

Journalism students and professors at the University of Notre Dame, the EFJ School of New Journalism in France, FH Journalism Studies in Vienna, Stockholm University of Media Studies, Ithaca College (New York), and the Danish School of Media and Journalism use these course packs in their diploma studies and certificate courses. These self-directed lessons are designed […]

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An Avalanche of ethics – Using music on eyewitness news video

An Avalanche of ethics – Using music on eyewitness news video

German mountaineer Jost Kobusch captured the terrifying moment the Everest base camp was hit by an avalanche triggered by the Nepal earthquake. The April 2015 Nepal earthquake (also known as the Gorkha earthquake) killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000. Kobusch posted his footage to YouTube. NOTE: Kobusch can be heard cursing while filming […]

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10 years of mobile journalism – an essay by Robb Montgomery

10 years of mobile journalism – an essay by Robb Montgomery

The presenters at the first #MOJOCON have been asked to contribute and an original essay for the the RTE International Mobile Journalism Conference, taking place March 27-28, in Dublin.  Here’s mine . . . 10 years of mobile journalism In 2006, I pitched a crazy idea to the director of the World Editors Forum. I […]

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A mobile-first manifesto for news and visual content marketing

A mobile-first manifesto for news and visual content marketing

The smartphone is the new reporter’s notebook. The power that journalists now have to find, report and share multimedia stories from the field is nothing short of a revolution. The smartphone has become the beating heart for both news production and consumption. Mobile-only journalism will replace “mobile-first,” “digital-first” and the other transitional phrases we have […]

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SINGAPORE: “The Smartphone Newsroom: Trends in mobile-first content” at Digital Journalism World 201

SINGAPORE: “The Smartphone Newsroom: Trends in mobile-first content” at Digital Journalism World 2015

“The Smartphone Newsroom: Trends in Mobile-First Content” By Robb Montgomery CEO, Visual Editors,  Founder, Smart Film School This keynote will be presented at Digital Journalism World Summit (May 11 and 12, 2015) KEYNOTE The shift to mobile-first journalism is challenging both the way journalists produce and present interactive news for mobile audiences.  Montgomery will show […]

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LONDON: Video and multimedia workshops for mobile journalism and content marketing

LONDON: Video and multimedia workshops for mobile journalism and content marketing

London April 30 and May 1, 2015 Two day workshop in creating visual and video story content with iPhone and iPad.   For reporters and content marketing professionals. Master mobile video and smartphone multimedia story production. Video reporting with iPhone and iPad One-day course: Discover how to transform your smartphone into a pro video camera:Click for Details Multimedia reporting […]

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Storymap is an awesome and easy tool to make multimedia packages

Storymap is an awesome and easy tool to make multimedia packages

Radio free Europe made this brilliant interactive map of Moscow’s coercive diplomacy using the open source tool: storymap.  StoryMap is a free and easy-to-use tool that journalists can use now to create exclusive, Web-native multimedia story experiences. I am very excited about that.  As a professor at the International Academy of Journalism, the 11 fellows […]

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Reviews for “A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism”

Reviews for “A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism”

A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism By Robb Montgomery Published by Visual Editors, ©2014 Buy it now 14,903 words 120 pages 183 illustrations The MOJO Guide is a wonderfully complete and strikingly accessible training book for anyone who wants to create compelling stories with their mobile phone and/or camera. It covers the basics of good […]

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Mobile journalism training workshop at Digital Journalism Days, Warsaw

Mobile journalism training workshop at Digital Journalism Days, Warsaw

Robb Montgomery will be leading mobile video storytelling workshops and presenting keynotes at: International Festival of Journalism  April 15-19, Perugia Video reporting with iPhone and iPad One-day course: Discover how to transform your smartphone into a pro video camera. 30 April 2015, London Multimedia reporting with iPhone and iPad One-day course: A masterclass in creating interactive visual […]

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Mobile Journalism Media Lab – for schools

mobile journalism newsroom studio

Mobile Journalism Media Lab: It took one year to build this state-of-the-art mobile-driven multimedia center for journalism students in Tbilisi, Georgia. And it was worth the wait. Students working and studying in this new facility will produce reports and news packages for print, online and broadcast. So what exactly makes this place so special? This […]

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Designing a mobile-first newsroom in Tbilisi, Georgia

Designing a mobile-first newsroom in Tbilisi, Georgia

Welcome to the world’s first mobile-first newsroom. Built for the mobile generation, IREX’s Mobile Multimedia Education Center in Tbilisi is a multipurpose, multimedia journalism studio and learning space that embraces mobile media and innovation in journalism. The S.M.A.R.T Media lab project in Tbilisi, Georgia was designed from the ground up to embrace the mobile lifestyle […]

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