Chaos continues to chase journalists experimenting with Periscope

We haven’t seen this level of technophobia following the emergence of any social media tools, platforms or innovations impacting journalism since the emergence of Twitter itself.

According to Jack Smith IV at mic.com: “TV newscasters are terrified of Periscope.”

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And that’s just the latest. Check out some earlier posts addressing the conflicts emerging around live-streaming video:

• Do video streamers belong in the penalty box? Or are raised phones “the new applause?”
• Issues taking shape around live streaming video

What do journalists think? I got a little feedback during some recent workshops:

• Periscope surfaces at #IRE15
• Journalists consider Periscope at Barcamp News Innovation
• Streaming journalism review

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