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More details on ‘news:rewired plus’ training days on 19 September

| May 30, 2013 – 2:48 pm | 4,413 views
Image by Mark Hakansson

Want to attend a one-day training course the day before the news:rewired conference?

Choose from:

Creating a buzz: How to grow active social media communities – led by Luke Lewis, editor of BuzzFeed UK;
Mobile journalism: How to create quality video and audio on an iPhone and iPad – led by Glen Mulcahy, innovation lead at RTE;
Introduction to open data for journalists: finding stories in data – led by Kathryn Corrick from the Open Data Institute.

How to shoot and edit quality video with a smartphone

| April 19, 2013 – 5:01 pm | 4,262 views

Around 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute and the service boasts over 800 million unique users monthly. But is it really possible to shoot high quality video on a mobile phone?
Glen Mulcahy, innovation lead at RTE technology, is a firm believer that when combined with a skill set it is possible. Here he shares some of his top tips with news:rewired.

Presentations: Mobile reporting session at #newsrw

| December 12, 2012 – 10:44 am | 4,708 views
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One of the sessions at news:rewired – digital stories looked at some useful apps and ideas for using a mobile phone for reporting. Speakers also shared some of the interesting initiatives from news outlets in the mobile space.

Speakers were: Eric Siereveld, vice president, Scoopshot; Neil McIntosh, deputy editor, Europe, Wall Street Journal; Marc Settle, project producer at the BBC College of Journalism specialising in mobile journalism; Nick Garnett, North of England correspondent, BBC 5 Live. The session was moderated by Kevin Anderson, editor and digital strategist, Knowledge Bridge, Media Development Loan Fund.

iPhones: The only tool a journalist needs

| December 6, 2012 – 2:11 pm | 5,087 views
Nick Gannet BBC 5 Live

The third session of news:rewired – digital stories asked if journalists needed just one piece of kit – their iPhones.

Our panel consisted of: Eric Siereveld, vice president, Scoopshot; Neil McIntosh, deputy editor, Europe, Wall Street Journal; Marc Settle, project producer at the BBC College of Journalism specialising in mobile journalism; Nick Garnett, North of England correspondent, BBC 5 Live.

Kevin Anderson, editor and digital strategist, Knowledge Bridge, Media Development Loan Fund was our moderator.

As it happened: How to use your mobile as a reporting tool

| December 6, 2012 – 11:51 am | 3,403 views
Marc Settle BBC College of Journalism

Session two of news:rewired – digital stories looked at useful apps and other ways journalists can use smartphones as a reporting tool. Our panelists also ran through new initiatives being run by news outlets in the mobile space.

Our panelists were: Eric Siereveld, vice president, Scoopshot; Neil McIntosh, deputy editor, Europe, Wall Street Journal; Marc Settle, project producer at the BBC College of Journalism specialising in mobile journalism; Nick Garnett, North of England correspondent, BBC 5 Live.

The session was moderated by Kevin Anderson, editor and digital strategist, Knowledge Bridge, Media Development Loan Fund.

#newsrw: Three pieces of advice for mobile reporting from Sky’s Nick Martin

| February 3, 2012 – 2:23 pm | 6,157 views
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Sky News correspondent Nick martin advises mobile reporters to investigate accessories that can enhance video and sound quality, to practise and “take the rough with the smooth”, and to ensure mobile reporting is only used when appropriate.

Image by liewcf on Flickr. Some rights reserved.

Links: a look at mobile reporting ahead of news:rewired

| January 17, 2012 – 2:24 pm | 6,763 views
Twitter

With today’s smart phones enabling journalists to tweet, file copy, and edit and upload broadcast-quality footage, mobile reporting is becoming an increasingly important part of the basic skillset for journalists, from regional patch reporters at council meetings to foreign correspondents in warzones. One of the sessions at our upcoming news:rewired digital journalism conference will look at the advances in mobile reporting and how it is being used effectively by regional newspapers, national broadcasters, freelance video journalists, and others.