Mobile Reporting Field Guide
Students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism have put together a great field guide for mobile reporting.
Available as a PDF or iBook, the guide walks through and evaluates a number of audio, video and photography apps.
Via the Guide:
During the Spring semester of 2012 a small group of students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism enrolled in an eight week mobile reporting course to experiment to see how far they can go only using their wits, drive and the smartphone in their pocket…
…A lot of attention in the news industry has been given recently to the idea of using mobile devices for reporting. This class decided to serve as a case study on how well these devices, apps and third-party accessories work in the creation of multimedia. We attempted find all the accessories that had potential to aid a mobile journalist in the field, then we bought them all…
…This field guide is the result of the hard work of students, Casey Capachi, Matt Sarnecki and Evan Wagstaff.
Each item is presented with a brief review, followed by Pros, Cons and a final rating. Where appropriate we also included sample videos, images and audio so you could judge for yourself.
Multimedia Shooter, Mobile Reporting Field Guide.