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News Corp To Train Wall Street Journal Reporters To Film Videos on Their iPhones

At the DLD digital media conference in Germany, Jon Miller, chief digital officer for News Corporation, said that the company will be ramping up its focus on video, reports paidContent.

“I actually think we’re entering the age of video now…some people think we’re already there but I think we’re just getting started,” he said.

So much so that the organization will work to ensure that its print publications keep up with the video revolution:

“We’re producing everything across the board now,” said Miller. “[Because] we’re focused on video…we’re trying to move our print publications into video, too.” That includes training Wall Street Journal reporters to “take videos on their iPhones,” as well as write.

Whip out your camera phones, print journalists. Good old reporting isn’t going to cut it anymore.

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