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Journalism 360 is a global network of storytellers accelerating the understanding and production of immersive journalism. Our mission is to help news organizations, journalists, technologists, content creators and journalism educators experiment with all forms of immersive storytelling, including but not limited to 360 video, augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality.

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2020 Journalism 360 Challenge

Applications are now open for the 2020 Journalism 360 Challenge, seeking ideas to experiment with immersive storytelling techniques to advance the field of journalism. Winners will receive a share of $100,000 for early-stage projects that help expand best practices for technologies, including but not limited to: 360 video, spatial audio, augmented reality, virtuality reality and mixed reality.

Submit your project ideas by August 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. ET (UTC–4)

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Learning

Immersive Case Study: Sacramento Bee 3D Explainer

This case study is part of the broader Guide to Immersive Ethics. Learn more in the overview, including what ethical criteria to consider when starting a new immersive project. The team … Learn about this subject.

Immersive Case Study: Euronews 360 Video

This case study is part of the broader Guide to Immersive Ethics. Learn more in the overview, including what ethical criteria to consider when starting a new immersive project. Euronews has … Learn about this subject.

Immersive Case Study: American Food Post-Production

This case study is part of the broader Guide to Immersive Ethics. Learn more in the overview, including what ethical criteria to consider when starting a new immersive project. American Food, … Learn about this subject.

Immersive Case Study: Actual Reality

This case study is part of the broader Guide to Immersive Ethics. Learn more in the overview, including what ethical criteria to consider when starting a new immersive project. At McClatchy, … Learn about this subject.

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News and Updates

Call for submissions to the 2020 Journalism 360 Challenge for experiments in immersive journalism

Applications are now open for the 2020 Journalism 360 Challenge, seeking ideas to experiment with immersive storytelling techniques to advance the field of journalism.  Winners will receive a share of … Read more.

Three practical guides to immersive storytelling for journalism

We’re excited to feature a series of guides to producing immersive journalism, created by Journalism 360 ambassadors and thought leaders from the community with support from the John S. and … Read more.

A look at the 2019 Immersive Storytelling Festival at ONA19

Sam Stewart, who is consulting with the Online News Association as the program lead for Journalism 360, talks about the Immersive Film Festival at the ONA19 conference and trends in … Read more.

The resources you need to get started in immersive journalism

Immersive journalism is a rapidly developing field — which can be both exciting and intimidating to anyone trying to get involved. What tech do you invest in first, especially if … Read more.

Journalism 360 Unconference

The Journalism 360 Unconference is a unique opportunity to connect creators, producers, newsroom leaders, and technologists in the immersive storytelling space. It’s the only conference of its kind to focus on newsroom practices and innovations within virtual, augmented and mixed reality, as well as 360 video.

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Read more about the inaugural unconference

Ambassadors

Journalism Technologist
Independent
Chair of Journalism Innovation
Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School
Executive Editor, Virtual Reality
The Guardian
Senior Director, Immersive Experiences
National Geographic
Global Head of RYOT Studio
Oath / RYOT
Journalist & Educator
Tiny World Productions
CEO and Co-Founder
Vragments GmbH
Chief Executive
Immersivly Ltd
Co-Director, Immersive Journalism
The New York Times
Founder and CEO
Chicas Poderosas
President & CEO
Dome3D LLC
Director, Strategic Initiatives
McClatchy
Editorial Director, Enterprise + Immersive Experiences
TIME
Co-Founder
Teleport Media
Founder/CEO
Emblematic Group
Executive Producer
FRONTLINE
CEO
StoryUP XR (Healium)
Founder/CEO
SeeBoundless
VR editor
Euronews

Program Leads

Director of Programs
Online News Association
Digital Professor / Founder
USC Annenberg / JOVRNALISM

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