MobileMe&You: Bots, drones, augmented reality to be featured at national mobile journalism conference

Top digital journalists, innovators, and researchers from universities and news organizations across the nation will lead this year’s MobileMe&You conference, which is set for Oct. 20 and 21 in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

MobileMe&You 2017 is a journalism and technology conference focused on storytelling on mobile media platforms while highlighting new and innovative techniques and best practices to look ahead at newsgathering.

Cofounder Steve Berry Rejoins IowaWatch for Student Projects

Steve Berry, the co-founder of The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, is returning to assist students and interns with their projects over throughout the end of April, the center recently announced.

The center’s executive director-editor Lyle Muller explained to IJEC how Berry’s experience both as an educator and a journalist helps the students reach their full potential.

Talk With Us: A Mobile Video Collaboration between Oklahoma Watch and The University of Oklahoma

With the use of mobile video, photos, geographic data and visualizations, students and journalists want to ‘create a conversation about poverty in Oklahoma City between residents of low-income neighborhoods and area leaders.’

The ongoing project has students and faculty from OU’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication as well as other university departments and high school students working together with journalists from the nonprofit investigative newsroom Oklahoma Watch.