Picking the best microphone for your smartphone

| August 22, 2017

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More and more journalists are using smartphones to record interviews, whether for print publication, radio broadcast, or social media. They’re lightweight, versatile, and convenient. But many journalists have a hard time finding a mic that is compatible with their phone.

Ravi Bajpai works with top Indian newsrooms to improve their health and development coverage, and has created a short guide to help journalists choose the best microphone for their smartphone recordings.

Mr. Bajpai illustrates the differences between common types of clip-on lapel microphones, and advises which work best with Android and iOS phones. He also explains how to choose an adaptor if your mic won’t fit your phone.

Read the guide here: https://ijnet.org/en/blog/how-mobile-journalists-can-pick-right-mic-for-their-phone