Growing community. Early takeaways from the unconference highlight the importance of a community for immersive news, tips for getting started with limited resources and considerations for accessibility.
Take-home resources. Explore inspiring immersive stories and practical resources shared during the unconference. This collection has six sections: connections, stories and experiences, toolkits and how-tos, research reports, notes and recaps and, last but not least, photos.
Immersive exhibit. ICYMI: We curated an exhibit of immersive news experiences for VR World NYC, on view now through Aug. 31. The exhibit includes pieces from winners of the 2017 Journalism 360 Challenge that debuted at the July 24 demo night, among others.
Storyliving. From 2017, an ethnographic study documents how the experience of early-adopter viewers of nonfiction VR will impact journalism. Among the lessons is that VR gives the viewer a sense of “living the story” that’s different from consuming other types of news content.
Intro to 360. Getting started with 360 video doesn’t have to be a complicated process. With a 360 camera and your smartphone, follow this detailed yet simple guide to producing your first 360 video story.
Sounds of Mannahatta. Unsung.nyc‘s immersive soundscapes offer a unique exploration of the history of Manhattan before Henry Hudson landed in the area in 1609.
Historical women. Continuing the theme of ways to explore New York City, The Whole Story Project is an AR experience that places statues of historical women in a world crowded by statues of men.