Robb Montgomery

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The Medill freshman class I taught mobile journalism back in 2007

The Medill freshman class I taught mobile journalism back in 2007

I first used an iPhone to teach mobile journalism at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University at a workshop on Nov. 27, 2007. I also taught them social media and simple data visualization techniques in the same workshop. The first thing I did I was to poll the freshman class about social media […]

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How do we make stories that mobile users will love?

How do we make stories that mobile users will love?

“How do we make stories that mobile users will love?” is a great question to ask these days as the intersection of mobile+social+video continues to grow stronger and more profound.This topic creates a number of exciting possibilities and opportunities for mobile storytellers and story builders. This topic is something that I have been researching and presenting on […]

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Create video and multimedia story cards with these apps

Create video and multimedia story cards with these apps

Get started making incredible multimedia story cards that can be shared on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. What is a story card? Making tutorials that show how to make #mojo story cards like this using your iPhone. www.smartfilschool.com A video posted by robb montgomery (@robbmonty) on May 3, 2015 at 3:32am PDT This is an example […]

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Trends in Mobile-first Storytelling @journalismfest #IJF15 in Perugia, Italy

Trends in Mobile-first Storytelling @journalismfest #IJF15 in Perugia, Italy

Trends in Mobile-first storytelling: International Journalism Festival. Read on Storfiy: http://sfy.co/a0VNS [View the story “Trends in Mobile-first storytelling. International Journalism Festival in Perguia #IJF15 @journalismfest” on Storify] Navigate the @journalismfest Universe, with this Twitter data viz. h/t @mirkolorenz http://www.misurarelacomunicazione.it/2015/04/20/ijf15-mappa-interattiva-delle-mention-degli-hashtag/

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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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