Relatives of the missing and the dead after the Manchester bomb are being besieged by journalists. Should we all digital to turn us into persecutors of the innocent?
Nice example of how to shoot reporting video from a mobile phone from the BBC.
Karin O'Mahony has dug deep into the emergent form of liveblogging to better understand its contribution to modern reporting.
What would the current mess in the US look like in US newspapers if it was happening in a different country?
Why is reporting of academic research so poor? Because journalists don't take the time to read the context and the methods…
A first test run of video on the Nokia Lumia 920, with a workflow suggestion.
A great example of journalistic verification at work
Some journalism links to pass the hours until your update downloads
- Better camera – the iPhone 4 was already capable of producing print-quality photos. This only improves that
- Faster camera – an underreported but significant update. Just over a second to camera readiness? Half a second until you can take a second photo? Great for fast-moving events.
- Gyroscope-based stabilisation for HD video – another improvement that makes this a great field multi-media tool
Jim Colgan makes an excellent case for the use of iPad as a reporting tool.