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Topic “mobile technologies”

ISOJ panelists showcase drones, sensors, bots and other innovative journalism tools

The first group of panelists for the 15th International Symposium for Online Journalism was not shy about showcasing their wearable sensor gadgets, story-writing algorithms, wrist-mounted cameras and even a remote-controlled drone.  Read more »


Knight Center webinar teaches 60 journalists how to improve their reporting with smartphones


Some 60 journalists from 15 countries completed a webinar in Spanish on Tuesday, Feb. 19, on mobile news reporting tools available on any smartphone. Read more »


Wall Street Journal launches smartphone-powered video platform

On Monday, Aug. 27, the Wall Street Journal announced the launch of WSJ WorldStream, a new online video platform with footage shot exclusively by Dow Jones and Wall Street Journal news staff using smartphones. Read more »


Huffington Post to showcase longform journalism with launch of iPad magazine

On Thursday, June 14, the Huffington Post is set to launch a digital magazine for the iPad, reported the New York Times. Called Huffington, the weekly digital newsmagazine will be available from the Apple Store Friday mornings for .99 cents an issue, $1.99 a month, or $19.99 a year, according to App Advice. Read more »


Mobile device use up in U.S., but mobile slow to replace printed news, says new survey

Two-thirds of U.S. adults use at least one mobile media device daily, according to a new report from the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Still, the survey shows mobile news is not yet replacing printed news, according to the Newsroom America website. The 2012 RJI Mobile Media News Consumption Survey, conducted between Jan. 17 and March 25, 2012, examines who consumes news on a mobile device, and which devices they use. Read more »


Mobile dominates latest Internet trends during All Things Digital conference in California

On Wednesday, May 30, at D10, the Wall Street Journal's D: All Things Digital conference that debuted in 2003, venture capitalist Mary Meeker kicked off the day's session with her annual Internet trends report showing great potential for mobile advertising but a dismal future for print, according to Forbes. The conference ran May 29-31 in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and besides Meeker, included speakers like Apple CEO Tim Cook and Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek. Read more »


Brazilian newspaper launches tablet app focused on electoral coverage

On Sunday, May 27, the Brazilian newspaper Estado de São Paulo launched an exclusive app for tablets that focuses on municipal electoral coverage that will take in October, reported the Portal Imprensa. The app gathers news, videos, and analyses about the elections in the main Brazilian cities. Read more »



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