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Exploring the possibilities of virtual reality in Latin America

Virtual reality promises to transform the way journalism is done. But is it accessible and profitable in Latin America?

Ana Siu | February 21, 2018

NBC News team, Left Field, experiments with alternative video techniques

Younger generations are turning away from network and cable news. NBC News started a new project, Left Field, to experiment with new video techniques with a focus on what young people want to see.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | January 26, 2018

Atlas Obscura is using virtual reality to transport readers to the world’s distant, exotic locations

The travel blog Atlas Obscura has built its brand around helping people discover the world. Now it's helping people discover the world through virtual reality. 

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | October 25, 2017

When reporting in VR, don’t forget the story

Virtual reality in journalism is growing in popularity as an immersive new tool. But it's important to remember that while VR can enhance a story, a narrative is still critical to successfully tell a story in VR.

Zahra Rasool, MediaShift | October 03, 2017

Exploring the intersections of journalism and technology

At the 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo, media professionals from Blendle, Vox.com and more discussed how new technologies inform their work in journalism.

Jéssica Cruz | July 12, 2017

The top apps for journalists from 2016

Journalism students at Arizona State University share their top picks for journalism apps that changed the game in 2016.

Eric Newton, Arizona State University | December 12, 2016

Storyhunter CEO: Virtual reality is the 'most powerful medium' for storytelling

As the news industry is increasingly shifting toward virtual reality, Storyhunter is following suit, offering resources and more to journalists using its platform.

Clothilde Goujard | September 05, 2016

Five useful podcasts for data journalism enthusiasts

The best data journalism podcasts, information overload in human rights reporting and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 18, 2016

2015 highlights in virtual reality journalism

In 2015, we saw virtual reality journalism finally break into the mainstream. IJNet recaps some of the year’s best examples of this emerging medium.

Sam Berkhead | December 21, 2015

Five takeaways from the Tow Center’s new virtual reality report

What makes quality virtual reality journalism? The Tow Center for Digital Journalism recently produced a report to educate journalists on the best practices of this new storytelling method.

Sam Berkhead | December 14, 2015

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