The iOS app Soundcircles combines photos with sound

Soundcircles is the new kid on the block, a relatively new app that could be great for audio-visual storytelling. It’s pretty similar to JamSnap which I introduced here three years ago. Both apps let you combine an image with audio. JamSnap had vanished from Apple’s app store for a while but has re-entered it right […]

Can smartphones help journalists getting closer to the story?

The Finnish journalist, reporter and news editor Panu Karhunen has just published his research on mobile journalism for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University. His question: Can journalists get closer to the story and subject by using mobile devices? Download the paper here. To promote and back up his insightful study, […]

Digitales Storytelling (4): Tools – Adobe Spark Page

Ich habe ein neues, kostenfreies Tool für Digital Storytelling ausprobiert: Adobe Spark Page. Damit kann man sehr schnell recht ansehnliche Scrollytelling-Reportagen zusammenstellen. Ich habe dabei dasselbe Material benutzt wie bei meinem Test des Online-Tools ShorthandSocial. Damit ist ein Vergleich der beiden Lösungen gut möglich.