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Yo Intervengo mobile app will empower citizens to track public works projects

In Colombia, the winners of a US$10,000 prize are building an app to shine a light on corruption in public spending.

Jessica Weiss | October 17, 2014

FireChat app drives offline communication during Umbrella Revolution

When the Umbrella Revolution began in Hong Kong, half a million people downloaded FireChat, which allows people to chat without an Internet connection. Laure Nouraout of the Global Editors' Network talks to the OpenGarden CEO about how the app's been used during Occupy Hong Kong.

Laure Nouraout | October 15, 2014

Seven mobile apps for creating that quick multimedia extra

These easy-to-use iOS apps will help journalists make attractive charts, build graphics and add sound bites to photos in a snap. 

Judd Slivka | October 13, 2014
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Strategies for making your newsroom think mobile-first

Mobile leaders from The New York Times, CNN and BuzzFeed gathered at the Online News Association conference in Chicago to discuss their newsrooms' mobile-first strategies. 

Margaret Looney | October 09, 2014

Top Android apps for citizen journalists and mobile reporters in tough environments

A journalism trainer recommends the best apps for crowdsourced reporting, editing on the go, keeping your mobile device secure and more.

Jessica Weiss | June 12, 2014

How NPR has gone 'mobile first'

"If it doesn't work on mobile, it doesn't work," says NPR news apps editor Brian Boyer.

Jessica Weiss | September 23, 2013

Lessons for news organizations from Facebook’s mobile success

Facebook’s transition to mobile should be a wake-up call for media companies and newsrooms.

Jessica Weiss | August 13, 2013

How newsrooms can adopt a mobile-first mindset

Mobile is poised to change the news industry as much as the Web has. Here's how newsrooms can get ahead of the curve.

Jessica Weiss | February 19, 2013

Four mobile apps every reporter should use in 2013

Choosing from the endless array of mobile apps can be overwhelming. Here are four that meet most journalists' video, audio and language needs.

Margaret Looney | December 20, 2012

Five ways to keep mobile journalism secure

Here's a preview of how the Mobile Security Survival Guide from SaferMobile can keep journalists safe from the risks of mobile reporting.

Melissa Ulbricht, PBS MediaShift's IdeaLab | May 10, 2012

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