MoJo – Mobile Journalism in the Asian Region (2009). Stephen Quinn.

This on-line book contains information about what is mobile journalism (mojo); how to be a mobile journalist; the techniques of mojo reporting; workflows for mobile journalism; and a analysis of the near future. At the end of the book there are some resources and complementary readings.

Making Mojos: How iPads Are Enhancing Mobile Journalism Education (2015). Nicole Kraft.

This academic article is related with how the development of the iPad and supporting apps has created a “one-stop shop” of journalistic tools that enable students to learn those skills, including note-taking devices, recording devices, research platforms, and word processing.

Mobile Journalism 101: Teaching Students to Use Mobile Devices to Produce News Content (2015). Dianne Garyantes.

The findings from this study underscore the need for journalism educators to train students on the use of mobile devices to produce news content.

MOJO: the mobile journalism handbook how to make broadcast videos with an iPhone or iPad (2015). Ivo Burum.

This book is devoted specifically to training citizens, journalism students and media professionals to produce professional-quality videos with only a mobile device.

Mobile journalism (2015). Ramon Salaverría

The director of the Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life of the School of Communication at the University of Navarra, Ramón Salaverría, describes in this interview the mobile journalism and its main features.

Society of Professional Journalists: Journalist’s Toolbox (Mobile journalism).

In this website there is a collection of Mobile resources from Mike Reilley of The Journalist’s Toolbox. Most apps are tailored to the iPhone but have versions available for Android and other operating systems.

Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing (2009). Mark Briggs.

This book brings together the fragmented resources available all across the Web, neatly tying the technology to what journalists do: gathering and reporting the news.

Going Mobile (2012). UC Berkeley

This guide is the result of the study of a small group of students at the UC Berkely Graduate School of Journalism enrolled in an eight week mobile reporting course to experiment to see how far they can go only using their wits, drive and the smartphone in their pocket.

A Field Guide For Mobile Journalism (2014). Robb Montgomery

An interactive book for mobile storytellers, journalists, NGOs, communications officers, teachers, content marketers, and media students who use smartphones to create visual stories that communicate ideas, share experiences and explain their world.


This website aims to help you make and enjoy videos shot with smartphones, tablets, or GoPros.

The MOJO in the third millenium (2009). Peter H. Martyn 

This academic article is about the advent of news production by an innovative type of lone, multimedia reporter, known as a “mojo” (mobile journalist).

New Rules for Mobile Journalism (2014). Alan Mutter.

This academic article is about how mobile publishing is the antithesis of traditional journalism, which favors deliberation and depth over the speed and sass characterizing the top mobile sites.

Mobile Journalism: a Model for the Future (2012). Allissa Richardson.

This academic article is related with the new possibilities that MOJO offers in some conflicts, for instance, the article emphasize in that “the only footage we have of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s capture from a drain hole came from a MOJO using a camera phone”.

Mojo in action: the use of mobiles in conflict, community, and cross-platform journalism (2012). Several authors

This payment academic article is related how as citizen journalism and social media continue to influence and shape the global media landscape, and as smartphone technology becomes increasingly prevalent and affordable.

News narratives in locative journalism – rethinking news for the mobile phone (2015). Kjetil Vaage Øie

This article analyses narrative elements of journalistic texts written for a locative mobile platform.