We’ve seen how social media influenced the mainstream platforms. The latest trend? #velfie.
If you noticed, Channel NewsAsia has been tapping on mobile phone ‘video-selfie’ reporting over the past month – in a bid to bring corroborated real time news coverage to its readers. (Also to beat competition by other user-generated content, I suppose.)
Here are five videos uploaded by Channel NewsAsia to tell us it’s still the boss:
#SLD15: Our reporter Pichayada Promchertchoo updates us on the scene near Shangri-La hotel after an incident this morning led police to shoot dead one person; 2 others were detained. http://bit.ly/1HW6tEp
Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Saturday, 30 May 2015
MRT DISRUPTION: Initial confusion for commuters at Orchard MRT station with the signs saying one thing and announcements saying another, our reporter Steve Clark says. http://bit.ly/1MaBF15
Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Smart living solutions such as devices to track the elderly when no one else is at home, will soon be tested in public housing estates. Dylan Loh explains: http://bit.ly/1Tl4JH7
Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Wednesday, 8 July 2015
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