iPhone Journalism

By Mo Krochmal | Readings for getting the most out of your phone as a storytelling tool.

Confront Your Fear: How to Shoot Portraits of Strangers on the Street

Approaching people on the street for photographs can seem incredibly uncomfortable, but as this short video proves, overcoming that fear and creating …

2017 was the year video went vertical

The iPhone X is basically one gigantic screen, but the "notch" right at the top of the display guides the owner on how to hold it. The phone should …

Vertical vs Horizontal Video

In years gone by, recording and uploading video with the camera held vertically was looked upon with ridicule, producing big black bars either side …

founder of FindSpark & MCG Social. She is an accomplished keynote speaker, social media consultant, and millennial expert.

Always happy to be a part of #SMWKND by @Sree! I gave a talk on Instagram Stories and Snapchat. Slides embedded below!<p>Trouble viewing the embedded …

Mojo Workin’ — Essential Mobile Journalism Tools

Editor's Note: We're delighted to launch a new column -- Mojo Workin' -- on tips and tools for mobile journalism by noted mojo expert Ivo Burum. …

Mojo Workin’: Recording Audio on a Smartphone

In the first Mojo Workin' column I wrote about essential mobile journalism tools. This week we look at the often forgotten second cousin of video …

Marc Blank-Settle Explains Mobile Journalism at the BBC.

Technical Insight - Trainer Marc Blank-Settle Explains Mobile Journalism at the BBC.<p><b>Bio</b><br>I started at the BBC back in 1994, before we had mobile phones …

3 Ways to Easily Caption Social Media Video

Worried that most people view your social media video with the sound off? Looking for quick and efficient ways to produce captioned video? In this …

Tips For Selecting The Best Font For Videos

February 1, 2018 1601 Views<p>Have you set the videos to play without music on your social feeds? I know I have. And so have the majority of users on …

11 Top Alternatives to Continue Making Money with Videos After New YouTube Monetization Rules

YouTube is a platform considered for the budding artists. It gives them a space to showcase their talent. But recently, all the YouTubers have taken …

Great Big Story Courts Spanish-Language Viewers Through A Channel Filled With "Historias" - Tubefilter

<b>Great Big Story</b> is rolling out an offering en español. The <b>CNN</b>-backed video platform, which serves up short-form documentary pieces to its social …

CNN to Invest $40 Million in Its Video Startup Great Big Story

CNN will invest $40 million over the next two years in Great Big Story, transforming the in-house social video startup into a 24-hour streaming …

Time Warner

WHERE

One of the questions we get most often is “did you ever put the tiles on a map?” The thinking behind the question begs some Hollywood-style grand …

Even Midtown Manhattan Has Its Secrets

There are treasures hidden in plain sight in America's most commercial neighborhood.

Are Smartphones the Future of TV News? Part 2

0<p>SHARES<p><i>In part 1, the author examined the current state of the television newsgathering business. In part 2, Packer looks at what’s ahead.</i><p>If …

The State of Video in 2018 – Video Strategist

As consumers become oversaturated with content and grow wary (and weary) of fake news, it’s more important than ever for brands and media companies …

Indigenous Media Targets Social Media With ‘60 Second Docs’ - Tubefilter

In the projects it has revealed thus far, such as its incubator program The Big Script, <b>Indigenous Media</b> has trended toward long-form productions. …

From Snapchat Movies to Web Series: The ‘Sickhouse’ Team Plans ’60 Second Docs’

Established directors Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia team up with 28-year-old Emmet McDermott to make short, quality documentaries that appeal to the …

Mining Social Media for Newsgathering. (arXiv:1804.03540v1 [cs.CL])

Authors: Arkaitz ZubiagaSocial media is becoming an increasingly important data source for learning about and tracking breaking news. This is …

5 iOS apps for adding text and graphics to your social videos

Check out these mobile apps for iOS to make your Twitter and Facebook videos more engaging, even with the sound off

Cinematic Fonts - My Top 5 Cinematic Fonts For Film

We grew monthly Facebook video views 500% to 100M in six months. Here’s what we learned.

Lessons learned and what happens next.<p>For much of 2015, our social video team consisted of two people: one focused on core news and the other on …

Al Jazeera English’s Social Video Team

Our new social video team has, in a very short period of time, made a massive impact on our network. Launched in late-September, 2015, they quickly …

Best smartphone photography apps to download now

<b>From shoot planning to powerful editing controls, phone apps are essential tools for photographers today. James Abbott looks at six of the best apps</b> …

Apps

Pilot Reveals How Dramatic Thunderstorms Look From Above the Clouds

The sights from 32,000 feet in the air are amazing. From that distance, you’re above the clouds and can watch the weather from an extreme bird’s-eye view. While it’s now common to snap a photo of the clouds from your seat, pilot and photographer Christiaan van Heijst does one better with his view …

Photography

Chart: The Rising Speed of Technological Adoption

The Rising Speed of Technological Adoption<p>Technological progress is not the only thing rising at an exponential rate.<p>The rate at which newly …

Thomas Friedman: Technology is accelerating faster than our ability to adapt. We can catch up

The future of humanity will depend on our ability to adapt to and work with technology and the way through to this goal is lifelong learning, author …

How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands | Inc.com

As video is the both the present and the future of content marketing, it's a good idea to review what works best on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat so you can plan accordingly.<p>As social media continues to dominate the focus of most company's marketing focus and media budget, now …

Social Media

Social Media Video Best Practices (By Platform)

Your clients and customers are watching a LOT of social media video. Both Snapchat and Facebook have both exceeded 8 billion video views per day. …