Immersive journalism seminar
Watch the presentations and pictures from ViSmedia’s Immersive journalism seminar.
September 19 ViSmedia held the Immersive Journalism Seminar with presentations by journalism scholars from England, Finland, Norway and USA. The main purpose of the seminar was to start critical discussions about the benefits and challenges as well as potential pitfalls, of using immersive technologies in journalism.
Presentations by: Esa Sirkkunen, Sarah Jones, Turo Uskali, Siri Flatlandsmo, Lars Nyre and Deborah G. Johnson.
Ethics in virtual reality journalism: A case study
Siri Flatlandsmo, Journalist, Avisa-Hordaland
Exploring the expressive register of VR journalism with innovation pedagogy
Lars Nyre, Professor, University of Bergen
Exploring the first wave of 360 video journalism
Esa Sirkkunen, Senior researcher at COMET research center, University of Tampere, Finland
Towards Immersive Journalism: The biggest challenges so far
Turo Uskali, PhD, Head of Journalism at the Department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
New Journalism 2.0: changing how stories are told to embrace new technologies
Sarah Jones, Head of the Birmingham School of Media, Birmingham City University
Visual Surveillance Implications of Immersive Journalism
Deborah G. Johnson, Professor, University of Virginia, USA