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Vertical presentation of news for mobile users – The New York Times: “Greenland is Melting Away”

Vertical presentation of news for mobile users – The New York Times: “Greenland is Melting Away”

Watch this @nytimes #Greenland melting piece for great example of vertical storytelling for mobile users. pic.twitter.com/hZekuU1zJg — Robb Montgomery (@robbmontgomery) October 27, 2015 If you want to see the future of presenting news content to the mobile-first generation, then open this story on your mobile device.“Greenland is Melting Away”  VR headsets might someday take off, […]

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Mobile news video has a vertical problem and it’s not for the reasons you might think.

Mobile news video has a vertical problem and it’s not for the reasons you might think.

PEW says that mobile devices drive the majority of traffic to the stories that media companies produce.  It is time to start understanding about some of the ways that the mobile video experience is changing journalism. This post examines the classic video/film interview. How is vertical video changing the the interview style of journalists? The concept […]

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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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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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