It has been a week since my blog post introducing my MA by practice project, titled: In the wake of a growing threat from international and home-grown terrorism, should the public accept less […]
This is the first blog post in a series that will map out the progress of my MA by Practice module at Birmingham City University. It is the final piece of work on my postgraduate degree in Online Journalism.It hasn’t been too long since I submitted the proposal for this assignment, which I opted for instead of writing a dissertation.
Last week, Britain turned out to polling stations to decide the next government to lead negotiations as we leave the EU. Theresa May’s gamble to increase her stake of power backfired, and […]
Following the research I conducted through my News on Instagram posts, I reported on the election for Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority using predominantly mobile journalism techniques, and publishing only to Instagram. […]
Research. A struggling engagement with young people has resulted in news organisations experimenting with their use of social media as a way of addressing a widening gap in their audience. In a series of […]
Mark Frankel is the social media editor of BBC News. He managed a team of audience engagement producers and writers who post regular content to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Instagram. I’m interested in […]
Since its introduction last week, Instagram’s newest feature serves new and exciting opportunities for news organisations. In a move that now allows for up to 10 pictures and/or videos to be shared […]
Tonight Instagram revealed a new feature that allows its users to share up to 10 pictures and videos within a single post. Like Stories, but as a permanent post. The idea is […]
Instagram has two ways of publishing content: its timeline, and through its Stories feature. Stories were introduced in August last year and unlike timeline pictures and video, are only available to view for up to […]
Data is a valuable product for journalists to not only source news stories, but to prove and disprove beliefs. However data on its own is unattractive, and isn’t interesting to a general […]
In my last blog post, I took a look at some good examples of using video for news in social media. But how are some of these made? I’ve put together a quick guide […]
Here are ten examples of ways news publishers are using video in social media. 1. BBC News: Instagram The official BBC News Instagram profile has a range of video and still-picture content. This […]
Distribution App is a mobile, tablet, desktop and web-browser application designed to make social media publishing efficient. Once setup, it pushes multimedia content to multiple social network accounts and profiles simultaneously with just a click of a button. [read more]
If you have watched the introduction idea to Distribution App, and would like to provide feedback, please visit this link to answer a couple of questions.
Available as an application on mobile, tablet and desktop devices, as well as through your web browser, Distribution App allows you to post content to all of your social media sites in […]
I find it difficult to be creative in a artistic way; whether that be with music or images. The environment has to be just perfect for me to let my mind wonder. […]