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Mobile-first journalism and new presentations for enterprise reporting

By Syed Tawseef Ali

The web is not a desktop -- it is an interweave of phones, tablets, TV’s, laptops and desktops of every shape and size. Accessibility of the content is an important factor.

During a panel entiled "Demystifying mobile for investigations" at the recent IRE Conference in San Antonio, experts in web design and content presentation from the Knight Lab, The Indianapolis Star and The Wall Street Journal explained how mobile applications and responsive web design are changing the way stories are told.

The ability of a reader to access the information at any time and given situation ...

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Shooting your own video with a smart phone

By Riley Stephens

Steve Elfers of USA Today shows IRE 2013 attendees how to shoot their own video with an iPhone. Photos: Travis Hartman.

Steve Elfers of USA Today said newsrooms are encouraging journalists to have smart phones on hand and to use them for covering news in the absence of designated video and photo journalists.

Using a smartphone is a great way for journalists to get ahead of the competition in breaking news situations because of its instant-publishing capabilities. Shooting your own video can also enhance a non-broadcast investigative story.

He says the iPhone shoots in high-definition resolution and ...

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Mobile apps reporters can use

Stephen Stock of NBC Bay Area gave a popular presentation Wednesday morning focused on mobile apps that journalists can use, including some lesser-known but highly useful ones such as Wickr, which facilitates secure communication, or RecordMyCall, which can record outgoing and incoming phone calls on an android phone . He compiled a list of helpful apps for the presentation. Check them out below in this Google Spreadsheet.


2013 CAR Conference mobile app available for download

The 2013 Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference has gone mobile using Guidebook!

We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at 2013 Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference. You'll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info.

The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices. Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry users can access the same information via our mobile site at m.guidebook.com.

To get the guide, choose one of the methods below:

  • Download 'Guidebook' from the Apple App Store or the Android ...
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