Friday, February 8, 2008

Beet.TV Interviews Jeff Jarvis on Mobile Video Journalism with the Nokia n82

Andy Plesser of Beet.TV recently interviewed Buzzmachine media and news blogger Jeff Jarvis on Reuters news service began giving its journalists Nokia n82 phones to record and upload mobile video reports to the news service's video pages. They call this innovative program "Mojo" for Reuters Mobile Journalism.

In this Beet.TV interview Jarvis describes how mobile phone technology is revolutionizing the way journalists are covering the news. The interviews tend to have a more personal touch using the smaller mobile camera phones while offering an instant and direct reach to a worldwide audience. The interview also contains a clip of Jarvis' conversation from the recent World Economic Forum in Davos with David Cameron, leader of Britain's Conservative Party who talks about his “webcameron” site and politics on the Internet. Reuters shared their "Mojo" by handing out the camera phones to a number of bloggers and journalists including Jarvis who were in Davos last month.

Here's the latest image of the Nokia n82, courtesy of Beet.TV which was first published on IntoMobile: