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VR Brings Fresh Perspective to Journalism

Posted 7 years ago
 

The New York Times has teamed up with Google to release a virtual reality app that features VR news pieces.  This is an exciting new development in 21st century journalism.

From the pages of The Guardian: 

"Earlier this month a new tool in the evolution of digital journalism arrived in the homes of 1 million New York Times subscribers in the form of a cardboard box. The unassuming package contained a pre-assembled Google Cardboard set, a cheap and cheerful virtual reality viewer that, when combined with a smartphone and the NYT VR app, allowed readers to watch The Displaced, an 11-minute film about refugee children, in immersive, 360-degree video."

Read the article here

 


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