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The Mobile Journalism (MoJo) Manual is a free, online publication by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ltd., Media Programme Asia.

Mobile Journalism is more than simply writing texts or producing a story on social media. From data journalism to investigative techniques for social networks as well as different formats of storytelling – mobile journalism is versatile and ever changing. This manual will encourage and empower journalists to learn more about different techniques regarding research and storytelling.

The manual is produced by journalists for journalists to provide an overview of reporting techniques and developing frontiers of modern journalism. The main authors of this manual are Corinne Podger, Digital Skills Agency and Vivien Götz, currently a master student at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany, and journalist.

Please find out more about the authors and guest authors their profiles below:

Meet the authors

Ansgar Graw

Ansgar Graw is the director of the Media Programme Asia at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ltd. in Singapore. The journalist and former TV host has published numerous books on Donald Trump, international affairs and German politics, amongst others, and has a strong focus on business journalism through his work with the German media outlets Die Welt (e.g. as correspondent in Washington D.C.) and The European.

Corinne Podger

Corinne Podger is an Australian journalism educator, author, and training consultant who has worked in the media sector for more than 30 years. Her specialisms include mobile journalism, digital-first newsgathering, online verification, social multimedia production, podcasting and audio storytelling, and strategic audience engagement to drive brand awareness and media revenue. She has helped newsrooms, NGOs and social impact organisations in more than 60 countries to introduce digital innovations to grow audiences and support business priorities. 

Corinne is an accredited trainer with BBC Media Action, Thomson Reuters Foundation, and the Solutions Journalism Network. She also works with science and public health organisations to tackle misinformation and disinformation. Organisations she has worked with include Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, UNESCO, Google News Initiative, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, WAN-IFRA, the World Federation of Science Journalists, Internews, Forbes, the World Health Organisation, BBC Academy, Oxfam, and the Global Forum for Media Development.

Jakob Vicari

Jakob Vicari is founder and Lead Creative Technologist of tactile.news, focusing on dialogue technology and journalism of things.

Photo credit: Andreas Tamme

Lisa Göllert

Lisa Göllert has been working as a freelance journalist for multimedia companies since 2016 and puts her passion for innovating journalism into practice at her current workplace, tactile.news – a think tank for journalism in Lüneburg, Germany. She holds a scholarship in journalism at the Konrad-Adenauer-foundation and is an M.A.-candidate in Public Economics, Law, and Politics, at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany.

Lisa Wlaschek

Lisa Wlaschek holds a Master of Arts in Photography Studies and Research from the Folkwang University of the Arts in Germany and is currently working as a Project Manager at the KAS Media Programme Asia in Singapore.

Vivien Götz

Vivien Götz is a German journalist, mainly covering climate change, science and politics. She is a fellow of the Young Journalist Programme (JONA) of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and volunteers as a data-analyst for the German NGO Netzwerk Chancen. She is a M.A. candidate for International Relations and Development Policy.