From Somalia to the UK, 24-Hour News Coverage via Mobile

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Sep 02, 2011. 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… Continue reading From Somalia to the UK, 24-Hour News Coverage via Mobile

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Covering Protest and Revolution: Lessons from Al Jazeera’s Mobile and Citizen Media

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Mar 02, 2011. Recent events in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya have been on the minds -- and on the screens -- of people around the world. News organizations are covering the events in innovative ways, and people have noticed. More generally, the role of social media itself in protests and revolutions is also being… Continue reading Covering Protest and Revolution: Lessons from Al Jazeera’s Mobile and Citizen Media

From Bollywood to BBC, Bubbly is a Voice in the Audio Blogging World

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Aug 20, 2010 Bubble Motion, a provider of mobile messaging and social media applications, launched Bubbly this year in India, making strides in the mobile audio blogging world. Audio blogging is a form of blogging in which the medium is audio content. Bubbly works by call and record, and thus can… Continue reading From Bollywood to BBC, Bubbly is a Voice in the Audio Blogging World

Mobile Audio Recording in the Field (And How to Get a Clear Sound from the Streets)

Posted by MelissaUlbricht on Jun 18, 2010 Your mobile phone is an instant audio-recording and storage device, and it can be used anywhere. This How-To article provides tips for recording and sharing clear-sounding audio from a mobile phone. Often, recording on a handset is done in less-than-ideal environments. This article offers recording tips to help… Continue reading Mobile Audio Recording in the Field (And How to Get a Clear Sound from the Streets)