Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Virtual reality will let everyone be on the frontline of global news events

Ever wondered what its like to be a journalist on the frontline of a global news event? Now you can experience it first hand. With virtual reality technology (aka VR), viewers have the opportunity to be placed into some of the biggest news stories out there. Journalist and documentary film maker, Nonny de la Pena, saw synergy between VR and journalism and became the pioneer of a new kind storytelling known as Immersive Journalism. In a 2015 Ted Talk, de la Pena said that throughout her career, she wanted to tell stories “that could make a difference and maybe inspire…

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