periscope is the leading live Streaming App in today’s market! It is very useful for journalist at any level. You don’t need a lighting crew sound guy or even know how to use a fancy camera (tho you should know the basics) If anything is going on all you have to do is point and shoot and you are your own news anchor! Well of course with any social media platform you will want followers in order to get those you need to make sure you are authentic! People can see right through the fake person that you are trying to be especially since this is LIVE! Make sure you are not constantly apologizing for thing it make you look unprofessional and like you dont ever know what you are talking about!