MOJO - Mobile Journalism in the Asian Region

by Stephen Quinn

Around the world, the mobile phone is changing the way journalists work. This publication introduces the concept of the mobile journalist, usually described by the abbreviation "mojo". Using wi-fi or cellular phone networks, stories, audio, images and video can be on the web within seconds of being composed. This immediacy accelerates how journalism happens, and introduces new challenges for editorial executives. The author, Dr Stephen Quinn, has worked as a mobile journalist and trained journalists in the Asian region.

published

Singapore, January 14, 2010