How to Use Your iPhone When Reporting

WFOR-TV News Director Adrienne Roark created quite a buzz a couple of weeks ago when he shot an entire story using the new iPhone. Poynter’s Al Tompkins chatted with Roark and Investigative Producer Giovani Benitez today to learn how to use an iPhone when reporting.

The New New-Media Lexicon Decoded

AdAge explains the true meaning of everything from Kindle to Tweets to Huffpo’.

Charmin Shows BlackBerry, iPhone Users Where to Go When They Gotta Go

A wiki at and available as a mobile application for BlackBerry and iPhone both helps locate public restrooms and provides star ratings based on their cleanliness and other amenities.  Talk about a useful mobile app!

iPhone Makes Up 50 Percent of Smartphone Web Traffic In U.S.

From TechCrunch: “The iPhone now accounts for 50 percent of mobile Web traffic from smartphones in the U.S., according to an AdMob Mobile Metrics report released this morning. Over the past six months, the iPhone has taken share from Blackberry and Windows Mobile. In August 2008, the iPhone made up only 10 percent of mobile […]

comScore: Mobile news readers double in past year

comScore says that the number of people using their mobile device to access news and information more than doubled from January 2008 to January 2009. Among the audience of 63.2 million people who accessed news and information on their mobile devices in January 2009, 22.4 million (35 percent) did so daily; more than double the […]

ABC News releases iPhone app

ABC News has released a new application for the iPhone and iPod Touch uers that includes video, breaking news alerts and other features.

Sky News plans a spring web relaunch

In recent weeks, reports, Sky News has designed Facebook applications, developed a iPhone-friendly mobile interface, called for Second Life citizen journalism volunteers, released a Windows Vista gadget, used social media to experiment with new reporting forms, rolled out technology to enhance online news stories with map-based navigation – and more besides. Sky News will […]

iPhone news sites

News sites are starting to release new iPhone sites now. Here are the ones we’re aware of so far.

FOX News for iPhone

FOX News on Monday released a new application for iPhones that includes not just the latest headlines, but the ability to search news archives and watch every video available on, all optimized for your iPhone and iPod Touch.’s iPhone site

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