Robb Montgomery

Mobile Journalism - Video Training Courses

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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