MailOnline falsely claimed town is a ‘no-go area for white people’

MailOnline, the online edition of the Daily Mail, has been ordered to publish a correction over an article headlined: “British towns that are no-go areas for white people”. The article sparked numerous complaints when it was published. Following investigation, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) ruled that the piece breached its Code which forbids the … Continue reading MailOnline falsely claimed town is a ‘no-go area for white people’

“Proud To Be” highlighting authentic black stories this Black History Month

The theme of this year’s national Black History Month is "Proud to be". That’s the theme of Our Version Media’s first ever community stories screening. "Proud to be" will be an evening showcasing and celebrating stories from Southampton's African, Caribbean and black British communities. It’s the culmination of a month-long Mobile Storytelling programme where participants … Continue reading “Proud To Be” highlighting authentic black stories this Black History Month

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for made-by-mobile stories by Southampton residents

We've launched our YouTube channel! It will be a place where we'll share the ever-growing number of videos made by Southampton residents who've taken our Mobile Storytelling training. Real Southampton people and real Southampton stories showcasing the diversity of those who make up our city! Click below to go to our YouTube channel and Subscribe. … Continue reading Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for made-by-mobile stories by Southampton residents

How to use your smartphone to create engaging content

By Bill Shepherd Videos have the power to tell stories very quickly, while adding authenticity to a piece. At the Guardian we do a lot of live-blogging to capture stories as they are happening. These live-blogs often include videos or photographs taken out in the field and is where mobile journalism is a really valuable … Continue reading How to use your smartphone to create engaging content

Using your smartphone to record a news story

By Bill Shepherd Why, and in which situations, do you think it is better to film with a smartphone instead of a traditional camera? There is an old saying, the best camera is the one you always have with you. Journalists carry their smartphone all the time, which allows them to do three things: record … Continue reading Using your smartphone to record a news story

6 impactful ways to share your video online

By Veronica Gordon 1. Use your social media channels Share your video on social media. This is a great way to let people know what your organisation is doing and how it is helping the community. Tweak captions per platform because, as well as word count restrictions, each might have different audiences. For example, your … Continue reading 6 impactful ways to share your video online