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PAM 125 - Mobile Journalism (MOJO)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PAM 125 08 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 125 03 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 125 28 August 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 125 23 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 125 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

With the huge development in technology, it is possible now for freelance or staff reporter to report stories using portable devices such small as smartphones. Using Mobile Journalisms (MOJO) News can be sent to the newsroom or can be shared directly on social media. It is easy, safe, and breaks the barriers created by traditional technology. This course introduces participants to the fundamentals of mobile journalism. 

Course Objectives

  • Reporting stories at once with little equipment
  • Empowering the individual storyteller
  • Understanding the available techniques 
  • Storyboarding a short video report
  • Conducting and editing interviews 
  • Sharing content on social  media 

Who Should Attend?

  • Freelance
  • Pressmen
  • Reporter 
  • TV presenters
  • Interviewers
  • Anyone enhance their skills in this field

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to mobile journalism (MOJO)
  • Why newsrooms should adopt mobile journalism
  • Handling the limitation of smart phones 
  • Exploring available techniques 
  • Elements of mojo story telling

Day 2

  • Equipment needed for mobile journalism 
  • Recommended apps
  • Photography apps 
  • Video recording apps 
  • Multi-track video editing

Day 3

  • Simple social video editing 
  • Adding titles, captions and logos
  • Voice-over narration
  • Audio recording and editing 
  • Shot types and angles
  • Picture composition and rule of thirds
  • Interview filming  
  • Creating slideshows 
  • Launch video news in its final format 

Day 4

  • Social media tour: hints, tricks and instructions
  • Type of content to share while reporting
  • Content creation tips 
  • Understanding the goal of the post, the problem, and the desired change
  • Elements of good report on social media  

Day 5

  • Going live on social media 
  • Social media engagement 
  • Social media optimization (SMO)
  • Sharing photos on different social media platforms 
  • Hashtags