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European TV stations convert 100 percent to iPhone for video reporting

European TV stations convert 100 percent to iPhone for video reporting

The Mobile Newsroom European broadcaster fully embraces mobile-based reporting. All reporters now use iPhone for TV newsgathering. This summer a chain of TV stations in Europe converted to smartphones and all of their reporters are producing all of their field reports with low-cost mobile gear. Here is a rough translation from articles that appeared in […]

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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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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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