Smartphone journalism: Video

Smartphones can be a “mobile newsroom in your pocket”, if you know how. Learn how to record, edit and share broadcast-quality video with an iPhone running iOS 9 or other smartphone.

Smartphones are being increasingly used by BBC journalists to record breaking news, but they can also help with pre-planned stories. 

By filming video horizontally and manually controlling the focus, brightness and colour balance, journalists can easily produce broadcast-quality video, says smartphone specialist Marc Settle.