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BILD.de’s Paul Ronzheimer Periscope Syrian refugee’s travels

When live stream app Periscope launched, it was unclear if journalists would stick with the platform.

But it appears some in the journalism world have done so, and one reporter who is putting Periscope to very good use is Paul Ronzheimer, of German publication BILD.de.

Ronzheimer has been joining Syrian refugees on buses, at bus stations and on long walks during their trip through Europe.

Here are some screenshots:

The camera was on, whether his subjects were awake or not
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Periscope allows viewers to post their questions to be answered by the person live streaming
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Ronzheimer’s work revealed that those making the trip included young children
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Replays of the live broadcasts he did yesterday and today are currently available to be viewed by downloading the Periscope app, signing in with your Twitter handle, and searching for Paul Ronzheimer, though the videos will likely vanish in 24 hours.

Alternatively, here is a link to his most recent broadcast.