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If you're studying journalism at a university, chances are you want to work or are currently working at the school newspaper. In my day it would never have crossed my mind that the paper would ever be in jeopardy of closing due to lack of funding, but alas, it's no longer 1991. 2013 has its challenges and the increase in printing costs and less advertising have left many college newspapers in danger of shutting down.
A university paper helps students learn the ropes about how to work in a real news environment, covering real stories, interviewing people and honing their writing skills. Just like in the professional realm, the world of journalism is obviously changing at the university level and many of these papers are asking their schools to pass some of the cost of printing and publishing to students by implementing nominal fees throughout the year.
If anything, these experiences are showing students the real challenges that take place in professional newsrooms. These issues are everyday discussions that affect the lives of all journalists in this country. No money, layoffs, publications cease. End of story.
Many of the students are passionate about their school paper not just because they love producing it, but because it also helps their communities and helps inform people other than just the student body. They are trying to do whatever they can to continue publishing the papers and unlike the real world, they can have some sort of input and can make requests about how to change their predicament. When they start to work at news outlets after graduation, however, whatever management says is the final word and it will be time to move on.
Do you feel student newspapers are worth saving? Should the cost of publishing be passed on to all students?
For more information on some current college newspapers in trouble, please click on the stories below.
On Tuesday, July 9, we hosted our latest #ConnectChat, "Photojournalism in 2013," with Ricky Flores (@Ricky_Flores), a photojournalist for The Journal News in Westchester County, New York.
Ricky discussed the challenges photojournalists face today, how the current media landscape has affected photography departments in newsrooms across the country, how technology has changed how photojournalists do their job, his experience on 9/11 and much more.
Please follow @ProfNet and @editorev on Twitter for more information on future chats or check back right here on ProfNet Connect for details.
Welcome & thank you for joining today’s #ConnectChat. This is Evelyn Tipacti, taking over @ProfNet for the duration of the chat. Our guest today is Ricky Flores, a photojournalist at The Journal News in New York.
Hello thank you having me!
Please tell us a little about yourself and your background as a photojournalist.
I am currently a photographer at The Journal News #lohud in Westchester. We are a daily paper that covers Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties in New York and are part of the #Gannett Media Group.
Prior to that I worked as a freelance photographer for #VillageVoice, The New York Times, The Daily News and independent weeklies. I have been recognized for work during 9/11 and have won the New York Press Publishers award twice.
Ricky, did you know you wanted to be a photographer since childhood or did it just happen?
All my life I’ve been fascinated by photography. My father died when I was 5 years old and the small clues of the life he lived as a #merchantmarine were two postcards. One was from Egypt and another of the Cristo Redentor statue in Brazil. I spent many hours looking at pictures from around the world and remember being transported by them.
Growing up in the South Bronx taking visual clues of what was happening in the street was very important. You had to have a sense of what was taking place around you in such a volatile environment.
I first started taking pictures of family and friends and couldn’t wait to see how they turned out. When I turned 18 I was able to cash in a tiny inheritance left by my father and purchased my first camera, a #Pentax#K1000. I studied at the Universidad #Interamericana in Puerto Rico, School of Visual Arts and finally at Empire State College.
Where was your first real job with a camera?
My first job was as a freelance photographer working for The #VillageVoice. I had built a reputation for covering issues of racism and police brutality during the 80’s. A small handful of photographers and I covered the growing discontent between members of the NYC communities and government. There wasn’t a week that didn’t pass that we were not covering a demonstration or a riot. It was during this period of time that I started learning the power of #photojournalism.
Ricky, what do you think is the biggest challenge facing today's photojournalists?
Photojournalism is rapidly changing. A host of tools and apps are on the market that are changing how we report the news. The advent of the cell phone has also changed the immediacy of news and turning it around. Our advantage remains in the quality and depth that a photojournalist can deliver on a topic. News organizations currently demand that a #photojournalist be well versed in multiple platforms and apps. That means you have to be able to shoot stills and video and be familiar with photo and video editing programs.
What went through your head when you heard that the entire photography staff at The Chicago Sun-Times would be eliminated?
I was stunned at the announcement and wondered what the future held for photojournalists in news organizations. The Web is inherently a visual medium. There is no question about it. Open a page and it is dominated by art. Check Sun-Times / Dark Times to watch in real time how this impacted their daily coverage. bit.ly/15bCIb4
If you don't have good art you can't expect to draw readership. I think it’s a loss in revenue from advertising and readership. Having said that, a news organization must train their reporters to shoot a quick still or video in today’s environment. This complements and expands the visual sources for multimedia content. But it is by no means a replacement for quality content. I think the general public knows the difference.
Do you think this will be a trend?
Hopefully this is an isolated incident and I think that many organizations are looking at how this will unfold.
Is the iPhone to blame for this or is it just a part of the problem?
The iPhone is a tool of expediency and a powerful one at that but that doesn't replace an experienced #photojournalist. Just like you cannot replace a seasoned journalist with a single topic micro blogger. They see how people flock to the cute kitten video or some image of a breaking news event taken by someone on the street. They watch the web hits and think that they need more of that stuff since it is successful.
Yet what I get in the discussion is the general public is extremely intelligent when it comes to consuming news. They easily recognize a great photo of an event and then a poorly produced one that is used to fill a hole.
Ricky, how has technology helped photojournalists?
In profound ways. I think that it has made it easier for upcoming photojournalists to learn their craft and enter the business. There is a finite initial expenditure in equipment that can be done over time on camera equipment and computer gear and apps. Vastly different during film and chemistry days. The loss of time in processing that takes away from staying at a story and shooting. You can now turn photos around at the scene and continue to work, a huge advantage over the film and chemistry days.
It allows you to spend more time learning your craft by chimping an image and figuring out if something is wrong. You can produce not only a volume of work, but you can produce to feed multiple platforms and media as well. Gone are the days of the single platform photographer. Now you have multiple tools and platforms to tell a story a distinct advantage over a reporter, if I might add.
These days it's about how fast something can be published so images like the ones I'd see in LIFE magazine don't exist as often.
Do you think that photo manipulation is ever acceptable? Does it depend on the usage of the image?
In a news environment, manipulation of a image is never acceptable. PERIOD. It undermines a news organization’s credibility to readership and they demand that we deliver accurate reporting. It erodes the public trust in an organization and in the current competing environment it can drive your readers to a competitor. It is a career killer. There are limited uses of manipulated images and I would confine that to feature and lifestyle story where a photo illustrated would best fit a story.
What would you say to someone who wants to pursue a career as a photojournalist?
Pursue a career in finance? Just kidding. What distinguishes us from the general public is the depth of training and experience that we bring when we cover a story. We have to be informed on world events and how it relates to our local communities. We have to be versed in all aspects of the communities that we cover or where to seek advice when we are out of our depth. We operate on a far higher standard then the average cell phone photographer and are bound by a high set of ethics. We have to have some invested interest in the stories that we cover. We have a moral and ethical obligation to documents events as they unfold.
Why is photojournalism so extremely important?
Images of the world around us inform us. It is that first thing that creates an emotional response. A powerful image makes us feel and for many, demands that we do something that will change the world. Take 9/11, for example. People from around the world watched it unfold right in front of them on their screens or computers. People were moved to do something, anything, to change the despair and helplessness they felt at home. Some acted on that emotion and drove, walked, ran to Ground Zero to help in the dig. We have seen this take place time and time again throughout world history affecting every single country. As heretic as that this may sound, I can’t think of a written article having such a profound and broad effect.
Ricky, when you arrive at the scene of a story, what is the first thing you do?
Depending on the situation you first survey what is taking place. You want to understand what is taking place in front of you. If you don’t understand, you want to train yourself to shoot and not be immobilized by anything forcing you not to act. You want to establish a connection to those who are involved in a story. Figure out what can add depth to a story. If you are working with a reporter you want to have that conversation and figure out how to complement the story. Communication is key and a continuous dialog helps produce better quality images.
Are there any situations you won't cover for safety reasons? Did you ever have a close call?
Hard one to answer and it changes from individual to individual. Photojournalists tend to push the edge. We recognized that if we aren’t close enough, the image may not be strong enough. You can’t see a tear from a block away or the anguish that someone is suffering in a bad situation. If the event warrants it, if you recognize it is historical, then you balance safety with getting the job done.
September 11 was a prime example for me. Buildings around Ground Zero were unstable. Debris was falling down and building 7 still had not fallen over. Strangely enough, my life in the South Bronx playing in abandoned buildings or watching fires superbly trained me for that day. I really didn’t feel fear but an overwhelming sense of despair of all the lives that were lost. In this situation my training kicked in. Shoot, keep shooting even if you don’t understand what is taking place around you. Or understand the enormity of what is taking place, shoot.
What ethical issues do you have to consider when taking a picture?
For me, that what I am photographing is an accurate representation of the event that is transpiring before me. That I have some sort of connection to the subjects in my images and I convey what they are trying to say to our readership. That my responsibility is equal to the subjects as well as our readership and that a story might have an impact well beyond what I understand at the time.
Are there any tricks to taking a quality picture?
No magic panacea here. Some basic understanding of lighting, where it falls on subject and context can make all the difference in a photo. Outside of that, shoot, shoot, shoot some more and learn about composition and lighting. Digital photographers have a distinct advantage over film photographers from my generation. Film is expensive, digital cards are a one time purchase and you can shoot way more and erase and start again.
Ricky, please tell us about Seis Del Sur.
@Seisdelsurbit.ly/11zrNLB is an act of love by six photojournalists who were born and raised in the South Bronx. Many of us didn’t know one another during the 70’s and 80’s when we shooting the South Bronx. After meeting each other, we started to compare notes and realized that we were photographing the same scenes just days apart.
@Joeconzo who took hip hop’s first baby pictures, and his family were community activists and supported my early career. #NYT photographer Angel Franco was an established photographer that all the young cats aspired to become. #NYT reporter David Gonzalez was a member of @Enfoco which helped fund photographers like myself during that time. Edwin Pagan was a peer of mine and we covered many events together during that time.
Francisco Molina Reyes II taught @JoeConzo and documented the South Bronx and El Barrio during that time. We have this unique insight of life in the South Bronx that was never seen by the public. It was clear that people from around the world were intensely interested as to what transpired in the South Bronx of our youth.
What transpired was three years worth of collaboration and that culminated in a wildly successful opening at the @followbdc. We carefully crafted a social media campaign that started back then that allowed us to get the word out on what we were doing. It was so packed that people became discouraged and had to come back another day to see the show. It has been widely covered in the press and there is a huge demand for us to have the show travel.
What would you say is the most haunting image you've ever taken?
Growing up in the South Bronx, when everything was burning the #FDNY where the only ones to show up when we needed them. They had a special connection to those of us who grew up in the Bronx during the fire years. To know that so many of them lost their lives that day was traumatic for me and many folks that I knew.
@joeconzo, another missed moment to meet, was an EMT during that time, almost lost his life there. That really struck too close to home for me.
Ricky, thank you very much for speaking to us about photojournalism and for being so open about your experiences on 9/11.
Thank you so much for having me here and sharing this with some of your audience!
This is my weekly column which focuses on issues in the media industry, both positive and negative, either serious or light-hearted. If you have a topic you would like for me to explore, please feel free to comment after this post or contact me via Twitter, @editorev.
Have you ever watched a newscast during a live report when all of a sudden you see someone or a group of people making faces, waving, obviously trying to get on camera? If it annoys you, imagine how the reporter feels, especially if the report is about a tragedy.
One Chicago television journalist came up with a very unique way of addressing the situation with some very comical results. Pat Tomasulo of WGN's Morning News gives these attention hogs a taste of their own medicine.
Check it out...
Granted Tomasulo wasn't reporting on a genuine news story, but he successfully got the point across that reporters really don't appreciate having a report that took most of the day to produce ruined by someone who feels they need to make a fool of themselves on live TV and at the same time disrespect what could be a tragic story unfolding.
Photographers have captured images of historic moments in world history from World War II, Vietnam, the fall of the Berlin Wall, September 11 and countless other events. Photojournalists are responsible for bringing us the images that record history, whether it be a tragedy, a political event, war, a protest a president or whatever else needs to be documented. In 2013, the life of a photojournalist is much different than it was years ago. If you are a photojournalist, plan to be one want to learn more about what it's like to be someone who tells a story with pictures, please join us for this #ConnectChat.
Our next #ConnectChat, "Photojournalism in 2013" will feature our guest, Ricky Flores (@Ricky_Flores), a photojournalist for The Journal News in Westchester County, New York. Ricky will discuss the challenges facing today's photojournalists, how to start a career in photojournalism, the changing media landscape as it affects photography departments nationwide, and much more.
We'll try to get to as many questions as we can. Of course, you can also ask your question live during the chat. To help you keep track of the conversation, we will use the #connectchat hashtag. Please use that hashtag if you are tweeting a question or participating in the chat.
If you can't make it to the chat, don't worry -- a transcript will be provided on ProfNet Connect the next day.
About Ricky Flores
Ricky Flores was born in New York to Puerto Rican parents in 1961. His father, a merchant seaman, and his mother, a garment worker, lived in the Tremont section of the Bronx during the early 60’s. Flores father died in 1965 from bronchial asthma and his mother moved the family to the Longwood section of the Bronx, where he was raised.
Flores started documenting life in the South Bronx after he purchased a camera with a small inheritance he received from his father in 1980. He embarked on a journey of self-discovery born out of photographing his friends and family during one of the most turbulent times in the history of Bronx and New York City.
Over the years Flores free-lanced for The Daily News, The New York Times, The City Sun and The Village Voice. Flores recognized for his work on the attacks on World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 and is a two-time winner of the New York Press Publishers Association for Spot News. He has a permanent installation at I.S. 206 in the Tremont section of the Bronx commissioned by the School Construction Authority, New York City Board of Education and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. He is currently a photojournalist for The Journal News in Westchester County, New York.
This is my weekly column which will focus on issues in the media industry, both positive and negative, both serious and light-hearted. If you have a topic you would like for me to explore, please feel free to comment after this post or contact me via Twitter, @editorev.
The media has often been a subject to entertain the masses via movies and TV shows. Whether it be to poke fun at the industry and the personalities involved or a true to life drama, many of these movies and shows have become cult classics and many, many years after their making, still have an impact and have left their mark on audiences.
Maybe it's wanting to feel like you're on the inside or maybe you just want to have a laugh at an industry that becomes part of the news too often these days.
From the crazy antics of Ron Burgundy in the comedy "Anchorman" to the more serious Will McAvoy in HBO's "The Newsroom," here's a list of memorable newsrooms in entertainment.
Which of these is your favorite and why? Is there something missing from this list?
These days it's more likely than not to come across a story about immigration on a regular basis and you're also highly likely to see the word "illegal" in these reports. News organizations are increasingly coming under pressure to stop using the word "illegal" and phrases such as "illegal alien," and "illegal immigrant," by other journalists, media associations and citizens.
What are your arguments for either ceasing the use or for continuing the use of these words and phrases? Do you perceive them as negative or do you see them as non-offensive and factual?
Below I've attached some articles on the subject and would like to know your stance. Let's start a discussion.
This is a weekly column which will focus on issues in the media industry, both positive and negative, media events and much more.
If you have a topic you would like for me to explore, please feel free to comment after this post or contact me via Twitter, @editorev.
Summer has arrived and you know what that means! Conference season is here!
It's the perfect time to find a journalism conference near you (or far) to learn new skills, network, make some new friends and have fun all at the same time.
If you haven't registered to attend a conference yet, take a look at the following list and make it a priority to go. There are many benefits to attending a conference and many attendees leave with job leads and a new career opportunity. That could be you! Don't miss out.
Event: IRE 2013 Hosted by: Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE) Location: San Antonio Date: June 20-23 For more information click here.
Event: AAN Convention 2013 Hosted by: Association of Alternative Weeklies Location: Miami Date: July 11-13 For more information click here.
Event: Forging the Future Hosted by: National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Location: Miami Date: July 12-13 For more information click here.
Event: Our Voices, Our Stories, our Future Hosted by: Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) Location: Phoenix Date: July 18-21 For more information click here.
Event: NABJ 38th Annual Convention and Career Fair Hosted by: The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Location: Orlando, FL Date: July 31- August 4 For more information click here.
Event: AAJA 23rd Annual Convention Hosted by: Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) Location: New York Date: August 21-24 For more information click here.
Event: Boston Uncommon - - National Convention & LGBT Media Summit Hosted by: The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) Location: Boston Date: August 22-25 For more information click here.
Event: Excellence in Journalism Conference Hosted by: The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Location: Anaheim, CA Date: August 24-26 For more information click here.
Event: Radio Show Hosted by: The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) Location: Orlando, FL Date: September 18-20 For more information click here.
This is my new, weekly column which will focus on issues in the media industry, both positive and negative. If you have a topic you would like for me to explore, please feel free to comment after this post or contact me via Twitter, @editorev.
The job of a television reporter can be challenging, one which much too often does not get the respect it should. However, usually reporters find a story, report it, move on and head back to the station or go home.
Then there are those days when reporters get hit by vehicles, spit on by passersby, get interrupted by the inebriated partygoer celebrating well, whatever they're celebrating, and then there are the subjects you want to interview that really do not want you there putting a mic and camera to their face.
Just recently a reporter in Rhode Island went to the home of a mother whose daughter was shot at a kindergarten graduation and instead of saying, "no comment" as is the standard for declining to give an interview, she threw a rock at the news crew when asked a question by the reporter, threatened them with a bat and then ordered her two pit bulls to attack. The reporter was bitten on the forearm as the video shows.
There are arguments for both sides. Some might say the media is too intrusive and why bother a woman who has a daughter recuperating from a gunshot wound when she probably just wants to be left alone. Then you have those who say it's the reporter's right to try and get the interview on what is public property where no trespassing has taken place.
Do you think the reporter harassed the woman? Was she too forceful? I think the key is knowing when to back off and realizing when you're going too far to get something you're probably not going to. In this particular case, however, it doesn't seem the reporter was being too aggressive. She seemed prepared to leave when she was attacked. A news reporter's job is to report the news, get commentary and speak to people directly involved with a particular story. Subjects who behave like this obviously make it impossible and instead of reacting in a civil manner, decide an assault -- caught on camera -- is the best way to go.
Whether you like the media or not, the reaction by the wounded girl's mother was completely inappropriate and proves how scary some encounters can be. Those who say the media is intrusive are correct to a certain degree as many reporters can go overboard when trying to get soundbites. But, when all you're trying to do is get one reply to a question and you get attacked for that alone, there's a problem. You never know how people will react and this is was one of those instances. The woman was arrested and charged with two counts of felony assault.
If you were the reporter, would you have done something differently? What's your take on this event?
On Tuesday, May 28, we hosted our latest #ConnectChat, "Intro to DIY Mobile Journalism," with Cindy Rodriguez (@CindyERodriguez), a Journalist-in-Residence at Emerson College in Boston.
Cindy told us how to use a smartphone to collect soundbites, do interviews, tips on which apps work best for mobile storytelling and much more.
Please follow @ProfNet and @editorev on Twitter for more information on future chats or check back right here on ProfNet Connect for details.
Our guest today is Cindy Rodriguez, a Journalist-in-Residence at Emerson College in Boston. Hi, Cindy! Thanks for being our guest. Cindy, please tell us a bit about yourself and what you do at Emerson.
So happy to be a part of this chat. At #EmersonCollege, all journalism students learn how to write and produce news stories across all platforms. I created a class called Covering Immigration this spring and we had a great semester. I’m teaching it again in the fall. This summer, I’m piloting a class called Creating a News Show for the Web. We’re going to have a blast.
That sounds exciting! Great classes, Cindy! What exactly is mobile journalism and does using small cameras in addition to smart phones still qualify under mobile?
Anything that you can take with you to produce journalism on the go is mobile. As long as you can upload it to your site (if you are one-person-banding it) or send it to your editor (if you work for a news outlet, it’s mobile).
Can any smart phone be used? Which do you recommend?
Yes. I use an iPhone because I’m a Mac user and find that it’s easier to stick with one platform.
Cindy, what about tablets? Can these also be used in place of smartphones?
iPads are great because you have more screen room to see what you are editing. You can take photos and video with it, too. You’ll need a tripod. There are many on the market. As for audio, you’ll need to wire it so you can get good sound. Put your iPad or iPhone on Airplane mode so you won’t get a call or notification sound in the midst of collecting audio. Also, turn off all apps running in the background so that you’re not wasting battery power. If you’re going to be out for several hours shooting video, you’ll want back up power. A recommendation: ht.ly/ltCK6
Placing your phone on airplane mode is a great tip especially when you can't redo the soundbite, especially with breaking news. How do you gather and generate attractive soundbites for a story using a smartphone?
On the cheap, use the built-in mic and remember it’s on the BOTTOM of the iPhone. Keep it about 8 inches from the person speaking. Make sure you don’t have distracting sounds in the distance. Having a mic will guarantee better sound. This one works well and it’s $40: ht.ly/ltDn0 It comes with the iRig Recorder app, which will allow you to edit on your phone or iPad.
Is there a way to remove any background noises such as sirens? Will these sounds drown out the soundbite?
Not really. You're best off redoing the interview. OR, better yet, get that person somewhere quiet if you want good soundbites.
I'm just thinking of getting the Chief of Police and then not being able to get him back if there's too much background noise and then you can't use the soundbite he gave. Cindy, to gather b-roll are you using the camera that's provided with the phone or are you using an app or a specific site?
There are so many options. You can use the camera and video recorder that comes with your phone. You MUST use a tripod for both, however. Keep in mind that you need to zoom with your feet. Get close to your subject. Do NOT use the zoom function. Zoom with your feet means you get close to your subject. Get up in their grill, as young people might say. For $50, ht.ly/ltF31 It's as good as it gets. If you don't have a tripod, place your phone on a solid plane. Make sure you shoot close, at eye level. If you want to go all out, this is more expensive option: www.thepadcaster.com You will still need a tripod. That last tripod is specific for iPads.
Cindy, how do you conduct interviews with a smartphone?
I always tell my students to record in chunks. That way you can easily send the smaller files to yourself. This is especially important when shooting video. You want a bunch of short interviews so you can easily edit. Plus, it takes longer to transfer bigger files.
Are recording individual soundbites better than doing a complete interview in one take? Let me please clarify that I mean for both video and audio.
For audio, you can do it in chunks. I say hit stop and record every 15 minutes. For video, you should shoot your A-Roll (interview) in chunks as well. B-Roll will require lots of short (10-second) clips, shot in sequences. It makes it easier to edit video if you have shorter clips. Don't shoot everything. Shoot what you need, otherwise you will be in editing hell with a ton of video that you don't need.
Could you talk about use of social media as it relates to mobile journalism? Any sites you particularly like?
I love using HootSuite on a larger screen to get rich media (audio, video, pics, docs) out via tweets, but you can use any third-party Twitter app. If I'm using my phone, I use the native Twitter app because it's easier.
Can someone usually tell when watching a final report if someone has used a smart phone to get b-roll and soundbites? Is the quality affected?
Sometimes the sound can be a bit tin-y using an iPhone without a mic. If you hold it right and the conditions are good (no noise in background, no wind) you’ll be fine. Wind is your worst enemy. And if you must record outside, use a wind sock. You can make one: ht.ly/ltI4U Reiterating the need for a tripod. These are some cheap DIY options for an iPhone tripod: ht.ly/ltIhw Make sure you don't talk. Nod your head. Make sure your interviewee answers in a full sentence.
Cindy, when you have the elements needed, how do you edit your story?
You should have a script written with your SOTs and narration. This is a basic template I give my students: j.mp/videostoryboard You will edit your story based on your script. Often you'll need to rework your narration to make it work. You don’t have to worry about time codes if you are producing it yourself. That way you can edit with scenes in mind. It will keep the viewer engaged. An audio story needs Nat sound. ht.ly/ltJDG It's essential to collect and include in your story script. It's a great way to start a video piece as well.
You’ll need a laptop and the right cables to transfer your files to your laptop for editing.
You lose quality using an iPhone or iPad but when you are dealing with breaking news, quicker often is better. If you are adept at using a smart phone, it will sound professional. Practice! And, there is an iPhone film festival: www.iphoneff.com/
What are your favorite aps to work with?
For audio, use the Voice Memo app that comes with the iPhone. I also like Audio Boo. ht.ly/ltL0v It allows you to record, edit and publish.
What about for video?
Magisto, Splice and Qik are good for simple shooting and editing on an iPhone they are FREE.
Thanks to all of you on today's #ConnectChat and thanks to you, Cindy, for all of this great information! Thanks for being today's guest!