Tag: #iphonereporting

by Neal Augenstein

Typing 140 characters and adding a link or photo is so 2010. Too many news organizations merely place web or broadcast content on a Twitter screen and press tweet. Why not create content for mobile devices tailored to the way people use their smartphones and tablets, as well as the devices’ benefits and limitations? Using [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Just how good is a smartphone for doing reporting in the field? With the help of apps, accessories and some know-how, any reporter can learn how to do it — and leave behind the aches and pains of lugging around big pro equipment. We convened a great group for a live Twitter chat at #iphonereporting, [...] more »

by Julie Jones

This post is co-authored by John Schmeltzer. Disaster events since the mid-2000s paint a reliable picture on the relationship between breaking news events and mobile users. Whether it is images of passengers standing on the wing of a downed plane in the Hudson River, videos captured by locked-down Virginia Tech students, or security camera images [...] more »

by Neal Augenstein

A reporter’s first question in an interview can be crucial. These days my first question is, “Do you have access to an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch?” A major benefit of reporting with an iPhone is the ability to avoid inferior phone-quality interviews. A few swipes can turn an iPhone into a powerful recording tool, [...] more »

by Neal Augenstein

The iPhone hasn’t failed me yet. It’s now three years since I began #iphonereporting — doing all my field audio and video recording, editing, and transmission, as well as photos, web writing, and social networking solely on my iPhone and iPad. So far, so good. Not perfect, but what in life or business is? Covering [...] more »