‘Pop-Up Newsroom’ at Collaborative Journalism Summit demonstrates value of collaboration and mobile storytelling
By Eric Ortiz, founder and CEO of Evrybit
I run a startup called Evrybit. It’s a mobile reporting app that streamlines collaborative storytelling. Think of Evrybit as a way to organize reporting and storytelling into one stream using text, photo, video and audio content. Like many early-stage apps, we want more users. One way startups can acquire more users is to increase product awareness with their target audience. For us, that’s journalists. A conference on collaborative journalism sounded like a target-rich environment.
From 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., eight students reported on the Collaborative Journalism Summit — taking pictures, recording videos, interviewing attendees, writing text — in one collaborative story. This is the story they produced on Day 1. They also created individual Evrybit stories on …
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