Hype or Here: When Should I Use 360/VR in My Storytelling?

  • Thursday - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Centennial Ballroom A
  • #ONA16VR

Dozens of newsrooms have gotten into 360 video / virtual reality reporting since ONA15, so it’s time to explore the question of when and where it makes sense to use these technologies in our storytelling. We’ve assembled a group of leading producers to give us a 360-degree view of the most interesting journalism applications of VR to date.

Video summary:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZS3i4-LkKA?list=PLmrEHCNTmcQXVgpKZL6gZnuyI5iyaM5HB&w=560&h=315]


Jessica Lauretti - Head of Editorial, HuffPost RYOT
| http://Jessicalauretti.com/

Jamie Pallot - Co-Founder, Emblematic Group
jpallot1 | http://www.emblematicgroup.com

Jenna Pirog - Virtual-Reality Editor, The New York Times Magazine
jennapirog | http://nytimes.com/vr


Robert Hernandez - Associate Professor of Professional Practice, USC Annenberg School of Journalism
webjournalist | http://blog.webjournalist.org/about/