Is mojo the way to sustainable broadcast journalism? Mobile journalism newsroom entrepreneurs Michael Rosenblum and Kartini Arrifin, in conversation with Mojo Asia Conference co-organiser, Corinne Podger.
Now, what if you could reduce the cost of running a television or radio station by at least an order of magnitude, possibly more? Would that bring sustainability within reach?
That’s the question two entrepreneurs on opposite sides of the planet have built their businesses around answering, and for both of them it’s a firm ‘yes’.
Mobile journalist freelance journalists Jun Aguirre and Sara Pathirana, in conversation with Mojo Asia Conference co-organiser, Corinne Podger.
To be a successful freelancer, you don’t just need the ability to spot and tell a great story. You also need the equipment to create professional quality content for outlets who will pay you for your work.
Smartphones have forever changed the freelance landscape, opening up the journalism industry to thousands of reporters, particularly in developing countries, by making it possible for them to cover and sell video and audio stories.