HOT NEWS ON MOBILE
The award winning journalist Yusuf Omar is one of the biggest names in mobile journalism (MOJO) at the moment.
Yusuf Omar will in this session share his many examples of why the mobile phone is the best tool in a number of situations where the stories may otherwise be impossible to get. You will get concrete and useful tips on how to get started with mobile journalism.
Yusuf Omar was a YouTuber and worked as a journalist for eNCA in South Africa, Hindustan Times in India and CNN. He was named the Mobile Journalist of the Year by the Thomson Foundation in 2016. In India, he helped transform the traditionel analogue news media The Hindustan Times, where he used a mobile training program for over 750 journalists for an unusually short time.
Today he represents one half of the Hashtag Our Stories organization, which trains communities around the globe in telling their stories using the mobile phone. Yusuf Omar has traveled all over the world and taught in more than 25 countries. He is back in South Africa today, where he has started the project Hashtag Our SA.
You will need your mobile phone for this session!
This sessions is organized by members of the program commitee Claus Christensen og Louise Petterson