Tips: Mobile Journalism with Second Hand Smartphones

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  Say, you are on a tight budget, but want to do mobile journalism. Is it worth then buying a second hand Android smartphone? Yes it is. If you choose the right phone and keep a few important things in mind – as I had to learn the hard way. I get quite a number of mails and messages from people who ask me which Android phone to buy. Mostly, they are looking for a new smartphone in the 250 to 350 […]

Why teaching Mobile Journalism with Android devices can be challenging

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At Mojocon 2016 in Dublin, Javier Cabrera and Óscar Oncina of Yos Contenidos interviewed me about teaching Mojo in Germany. Here are my answers. //It’s also interesting what Mark Egan, BBC’s Marc Blank Settle and RTÈ’s Philip Bromwell have to say about Mobile Journalism in this video. But they’re mainly talking iPhones 😉 // P.S. There’s one thing I wish I hadn’t said in this interview: that if you produce videos for TV you might want to grab an iPhone. […]

Slides: Android Mobile Journalism Workshop @MojoconIRL

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During Mojocon 2016, the international Mobile Journalism Conference in Dublin, I gave a workshop on how to produce journalistic content with Android devices. Afterwards, I didn’t only receive lots of follow up questions from Android users but also from journalists, bloggers and PR people who frequently use iPhones. There was a genuine interest among attendees if Android phones had – in the meantime – become good enough for mobile journalism. My answer is: yes, by all means. Apple’s app store […]