What apps should every journalist have on their iPhone?

What apps should every journalist have on their iPhone?

Donald W. Reynolds - Journalism Institute, University of Missouri asked this question on Quora. No less than 39 users have responded to date producing what may well be the most definitive list of Apple apps for journos [Image: flickr.com / reticulating] The following get the most mentions (in no particular order): Instagram. SoundCloud Evernote CardMunch Twitter (official app) iMovie YouTube "Capture" app Skype Facetime GroupMe. Yammer Wordpress (official app) Disqus Simplenote Dropbox Bambuster Reeldirector Google Maps DocScanner Dragon AudioBoo Tapnote Qik Facebook, LinkedIn, Google +, Tumblr Vimeo Various RSS readers Tape Machine Contribute to the discussion here - What apps should every journalist have on their iPhone? And here's a shorter list for fans of Android. ...
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Forget the Future: What’s Happening in Journalism Now?

Ian Hislop and Amol Rajan are among the editors answering questions from young journalists at The Frontline Club, London next month (11 September 2014). The Forget the Future: What’s Happening in Journalism Now? event is aimed at students, however limited tickets are also available for 'old' hacks.  If you can't make it , we'll also be live tweeting @TheAJEUK - so follow us today!   Forget the Future: What’s Happening in Journalism Now? Thursday 11 September 2014, 6:30 PM Frontline Club,13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ With everyone talking about the future of journalism, it’s easy to forget what’s happening now. Do paywalls work? Is the industry still in crisis? Is it still too white and middle class? And where are the jobs? Grapevine events will be inviting some of the country’s top editors for a night of questions – and answers. The panel of editors will include: Amol Rajan, editor of the The Independent. Ian Hislop, editor of Private Eye. Emma Tucker, deputy editor of The Times. Alex Miller, editor-in-chief of VICE. Sarah Sands, editor of the Evening Standard. This...
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Calling young aspiring foreign correspondents

The Richard Beeston Bursary is an award for an aspiring British foreign correspondent to spend six weeks abroad, researching and reporting a foreign news story, on a fellowship with The Times newspaper. A further award is available for a young Israeli, Lebanese or Palestinian journalist to spend six weeks on secondment to The Times in London. Applicants should have at least two years journalistic experience, be under the age of 30 and have a professional command of English. The announcement of the winners of the 2014 Richard Beeston bursaries will be made at The Frontline Awards in October 2014. The winners will need to undertake the period of travel between November 2014 and September 2015. Each award is worth £6,000 and will be made in two instalments. The Times foreign desk will host the incoming fellow and mentor the travelling foreign correspondents. For more: Richard Beeston Bursary [PDF]    ...
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