In January I experimented with a little mobile journalism, or MoJo, on a small story. Using Qik on a Dopod mobile phone, I live streamed video from the scene of a unit fire on Brisbane’s south side.
This was by no means an experiment in mobile journalism that even basically covered how MoJo could be done, it was simply a spur of the moment decision to give it a go. These are my thoughts on the process.
There are some pretty good jobs up for grabs at News Digital Media at the moment.
Due to the growth of the business we are currently looking for a talented and passionate Senior Video Journalist to produce journalistic video and multimedia content…
Due to the growth of the business we are currently looking for a talented and passionate Designer who will be responsible for the design of mobile sites and mobile advertising campaigns as well as online and print creative.
It’s good to see a growing awareness of the importance of user friendly mobile content.
Crime mapping is just the start. How do we leverage the freely available (but difficult to utilise) information from government sources?
The tribe should think about moving before the cold winter arrives.
How cheap is too cheap for video journalism on news websites? Even if it’s on your PHONE, just get out there and shoot, edit, experiment!
What makes the journalist? Will the rise of ‘citizen journalists’ deplete the number of voices with the access and ability to scrutinise the dishonest bastards?
Stop your crying and save journalism. Fight for it.
Virtual worlds could be the classroom, newsroom, place of work and community square of the future – especially when we can’t drive our cars because fuel has become either prohibitively expensive or non-existent.
Everyone’s touting mobile as the future of the internet – with the iPhone said to be pushing phone providers to actually make that happen.
I’ve been thinking the mobile web is the most likely way developing countries can join the global community
Originally from my auto-posting daily Delicious links, I have cut this back to just a few links I have added comment to and those I think particularly useful. I have also retitled the post. This is in preparation for a blog redesign, where I no longer want posts titled “links for YYYY-MM-DD”. A live stream of Delicious links will also always be available in a sidebar widget and/or stand-alone page.