smartphone era

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

Mobile reporting: New web resource offers tips, tools and case studies

The Mobile Media Toolkit offers comprehensive guides to key mobile reporting skills, a glossary of the latest mobile reporting tools and more than a dozen case studies of mobile projects.

Jennifer Dorroh | July 28, 2011