Recognising and rewarding the world’s best mojos

Thomson Foundation is at the forefront of unearthing new talent in the field of mobile journalism – or “mojo”. In partnership with RTÉ MojoCon Ireland, the foundation runs an annual competition to find the world’s most creative mobile journalists. The competition provides encouragement and a platform for the world’s best image-led storytellers.

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Dublin, Ireland


RTÉ MojoCon Ireland

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Mobile journalism; Ireland

"While mobile devices are disrupting journalism and has enabled many more people to create content, there still needs to be a strong story to cover or an eye-catching image to photograph. This was perhaps exemplified by Torera Idowu [Mojo winner 2014]"

Marc Settle, BBC Academy

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