This week we check out a tool that turns smartphones into mini satellite-TV trucks, and we get tips on creating a team to do graphics and data visualization.

PART 1: Yottio

A startup called Yottio has built a system to get live footage from multiple smartphone users directly into a studio broadcast. It also provides two-way communication between the control room and the phones. We hear how it works from co-founder and CEO Jon Lawrence. Reporting by Rachel Wise, Reuben Stern and Gabriel Jefferson.

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PART 2: Starting a graphics desk

Adding a graphics team can be tough for a small newsroom starting from scratch. We get some advice from Jaeah Lee, reporter and graphic journalist at Mother Jones. Reporting by Katy Mersmann.

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