Thank you for visiting my site. I've uploaded a collection of my work, from daily newspapers such as the Columbia Missourian and the Wisconsin State Journal, non-profit blogs such as MobileActive.org, audio reports from the Global Journalist radio program, and a list of other publications and endeavors. Just click on the pages above or scroll… Continue reading Thank you for visiting my online portfolio.
Posted by MelissaUlbricht on May 9, 2012 A champion for mobile journalism, Glen Mulcahy attests to a business case and offers tricks of the trade to help reporters and newsrooms use mobile tech for better journalism. Often, when we think of mobile journalism, is it the citizen we think of first -- either the individual who… Continue reading Making the Case for Mobile
Mobile, Strategic, and Much More Than Just "Being in the Right Place at the Right Time" In Syria, activists and citizen journalists fill a media void and strategically inform the global conversation on the uprising by capturing and sharing their own footage. They are organized, trained, smart, strategic, and promote media - much of it… Continue reading Activist Media from the Frontlines
In a crisp, 6-minute mobile video, Gerald Yawulkpuy introduces the local news from his community. Welcome to Ramo News – all the news from Ramingining. My name is Gerald Yawulkpuy, good evening. Tonight, the very successful Youth Week Program. The Court in town for the first time, and the opening of our wet season swimming pool.… Continue reading Closing the Gap in Indigenous Australia with Mobile Journalism
The population of the African continent is 1 billion people, but only one registered URL exists for every 10,000 Internet users. What this means is that there are relatively few locally owned Internet sites, The population of the African continent is 1 billion people, but only one registered URL exists for every 10,000 Internet users. What this means is… Continue reading Umuntu Media: A Local Focus, Across the African Continent
When you cover it all -- from severe weather to council meetings to fire rescue -- how do you engage an audience while sharing breaking news? Live-streaming may be the answer. Michelle Li and the WECT newsroom in Wilmington, North Carolina, are using Bambuser to live stream reports from the newsroom and the field, using laptops with webcams and the Bambuser… Continue reading Use Bambuser to Live-Stream your News Content
Somalia is suffering through its worst drought in 60 years, and people are fleeing the famine and conflict. A large number of Somalians already live in diasporas across Africa, Europe, and North America. A new service from Voice of America’s Somalia Service and AudioNow makes it easier for Somalians in the United Kingdom to listen to coverage of the drought and… Continue reading From Somalia to the UK, 24-hour Audio News Coverage via Mobile
In the Horn of Africa, Somalia makes headlines but often only because of drought, famine, crisis, and insecurity. Al Jazeera launched Somalia Speaks to help amplify stories from people and their everyday lives in the region -- all via SMS. Somalia Speaks is a collaboration between Souktel, a Palestinian-based organization providing SMS messaging services, Ushahidi, Al Jazeera, Crowdflower, and the African… Continue reading Somalia Speaks: Sharing Stories from the Horn of Africa