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By Don McDermott
One of the most fascinating and controversial news trends in multimedia journalism is drone journalism.
News organization have found that drones, which are unmanned aircraft, can be highly effective taking photos and videos in places or in situations that are dangerous for humans. 253 more words
Looks like Back to the Future II was right again, drones may soon be used for news-gathering.
CNN has announced that in a first program of its kind, the news giant is working with the FAA to advance its efforts in launching camera-equipped drones for journalism and reporting purposes. 285 more words
Every December Nic Newman asks me and a bunch of other people for their thoughts on the year just passed, and the year to come. This year, it seems to me, has been particularly seminal, so I’m reproducing my responses here. 778 more words
Last week the Tow Center at Columbia University held its first research conference, Quantifying Journalism: Data, Metrics, and Computation, where it released three major new reports… 532 more words
Cameras attached to what could only be described as miniature helicopters are souring above the ground and capturing surprisingly incredible footage. The Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS), or drones as they are more commonly referred, weigh just 500 grams and have a flight range capability of two kilometres. 350 more words