Storytellers embrace "phone-and-drone" journalism

by IJNet
Oct 30, 2018 in Journalism Basics

"Phone-and-drone" journalism, revenue streams for investigative reporting, measuring women's participation in journalism and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).

Here are IJNet's picks from this week's stories:

Video: How Tim Pool created "phone-and-drone" journalism

“Phone-and-drone” journalist Tim Pool is one of the speakers at the second annual The Future of StoryTelling summit in New York City on Thursday, October 3rd. (PBS MediaShift, 9/6)

Software seeks to measure women’s participation in journalism

Measuring women’s participation in journalism once meant sitting down with a stack of newspapers and counting bylines by hand. (Poynter, 9/4)

10 revenue streams funding investigative journalism

Investigative journalism is expensive. Journalists may spend months working on a story, travelling around the world to speak to key sources. Some lines of enquiry may lead to dead ends, and others result in legal costs once published. (, 9/4)

Safeguard your videos with a new guide from WITNESS

Developed for human rights activists, small NGOs, media collectives, and citizen activists, this guide provides practical steps for managing, storing, sharing, and preserving your videos. (Global Voices, 8/31)

Image: Screenshot of Tim Pool with phone from the Future of Storytelling video.