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Mobile Journalism (MoJo)
Mobile journalism is an emerging form of new media storytelling where reporters use portable electronic devices with network connectivity to gather, edit and distribute news from his or her community.
- Such reporters, sometimes known as mojos (for mobile journalist), are staff or freelance journalists who may use digital cameras and camcorders, laptop PCs, smartphones or tablet devices.
- The mobile phone has enabled journalists to access their workstations everywhere they go, for example a journalist who sends a story idea to the editor, who in turn approves several ideas on his phone when far from office.
- Learn more in: Mobile Phones Influence on Journalism Practice…Emerging practice that integrate the use of mobile technology to gather news and information, under tradition ethics and practices, for distribution to an audience that is increasingly using mobile devices to read and interact with the news and newsmakers.