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Journalism.co.uk: Telling stories with 360-degree video

Posted 2 years, 6 months ago
 

This week on Journalism.co.uk,  looks at the intersection of journalism and virtual reality, and the new forms of storytelling that this intersection produces. 

Scott writes:

"News organisations such as ABC News, Sky News, The New York Times and Vice News have all started experimenting with virtual reality, but little research has been done to discover what production and delivery methods work best with the audience, and what can be done to improve stories viewed through VR headsets."

Sarah Jones, a former television reporter and current academic at Coventry University, presented her findings from recent research undertaken into the role that 360-degree video can play within journalism. 

Speaking at the 2016 VR UK Festival in London today, Jones said that due to the nature of virtual reality, everyone views and experience the content in different ways."

Read the full report.

 


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