Smartphone seminar at Journal Sentinel next week

From Sherman Williams:

Smart Phones, Smart Journalism, a one-day workshop presented by ASNE, Freedom Forum New Media Training at the Diversity Institute and hosted by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Using mobile technology to report faster and add multimedia on the go is an essential skill for today’s journalist. This workshop will teach you to extend the capabilities of your smart phone through the use of multimedia, editing, note taking, utility, location and live streaming Apps. You will also explore the impact of smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices on news reporting and publishing.

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (333 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1305)
Continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m.
Session runs from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. with an hour for lunch

For more information, contact:
Val Hoeppner, director of education for the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute

Bullet points:
50 percent of Americans will have a “smart phone” by Christmas 2011
– learn how consumers are using their phones to consume news

Citigroup predicts that there will be 35 million tablets sold by the end of 2011
– find out how iPad and Android tablet users are consuming news

Technology is changing rapidly – hear what’s next and how journalists
can capitalize

Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G are powerful tools for gathering,
transmitting and publishing news – learn what apps journalists need to
start their mobile toolkit

40 iPod Touch 4Gs will be available for use during the session – each
iPod is pre-loaded with multimedia, note taking, live streaming and
editing apps

Mobile technology lets you report faster and add multimedia – walk
through some of the best multimedia apps on the market and improve your
storytelling with photos, video, audio blogs and more

Apps make the smart phone – learn what utility apps can help you be a
better reporter

Getting your report online, in app or on the air quickly is what mobile
is all about – learn what apps will help you publish faster

Extend the capability of your iPhone or Android – add broadcast quality
mics, tripod mounts and more to your mobile device.

All participants will receive a copy of mobile media apps for the iPhone
and Android platforms.

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