Creating killer content used to be a time consuming affair that also required a lot of equipment if you were out in the field. However thanks to bloggers and technology, even journalists can create content on their iPhone’s. Creating killer content with text, video and audio is all possible with today’s smartphones. (Image credit: Flickr)
The New York Times was among the first to spot the potential of smartphones. It began equipping reporters with iPhones in February 2011. The paper’s Editorial Director for Video and Television Ann Derry called the Apple iPhone 4 a “game changer” for mobile media production, “With the click of an app, (reporters) can upload to our servers,” Derry told beet.tv. ”We can have correspondents and photographers out very quickly, shooting and editing.”
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Consider the iPhone 5 for example. It has a 8 megapixel camera and can shoot HD video. It can also record live audio and phone interviews with CD like quality. With this kind of technology just about anyone can become a mobile journalist and provide coverage, perspectives and sound bites from just about any part of the world. Creating killer content especially for journalists and bloggers has never been so easy. Disseminating content across platforms also becomes quite easy with a smartphone.
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