A First Run at Mojo
By Monique Gaudin
Not the Urban Dictionary Mojo, but the now used nick-name for mobile journalist. In a field where surveys now report 62% of U.S. respondents get news from their phone weekly and 32% daily, a journalist may have to learn a new tool of the trade to survive.
In shooting my first story using a Droid, it is evident how much there is to learn about using a smartphone. Apps and equipment are needed to enhance the outcome, along with a deeper knowledge of what the phone can do with a little fine-tuning.
Mark LeVasseur, Director of Career Services, at the Las Vegas, Le Cordon Bleu said when referencing learning the tools of the trade in the field of culinary arts; “Practice makes perfect, but it also makes permanence.”