The large-scale use of vertical video shot via smartphones has become more ubiquitous over the past year  and, as a broadcaster, we need to be prepared to run with it even when it doesn’t sit naturally on our TV screens.

(via BBC Blogs – College of Journalism – #Paris: UGC expertise can no longer be a niche newsroom skill)

The paradigm shift is over, don’t you think, journalism teachers? There is a need to have students learn, practice, and do curation and real-time analysis to integrate user-generated content into any breaking news story.

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