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Drone Journalism: Storytelling from a New Perspective

  • Ben Kreimer
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Abstract

Drone technology has democratised access to previously inaccessible aerial vantage points, spaces, and perspectives, while opening up new data gathering, sensory, and spatial documentation possibilities for journalists. Drones of various shapes and sizes not only produce captivating aerial video and photographs, but also 360° video content and three-dimensional reconstructions for virtual and augmented reality environments, enabling journalists to expose and tell stories through the creation of immersive experiences for audiences. As journalistic tools, drones, and the data they produce, enlighten and reveal stories by taking audiences into inaccessible spaces, capturing surprising visuals, and opening up new perspectives.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Kreimer
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  1. 1.LincolnUSA

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