Immersive Journalism

A Guide to AR/XR in Journalism

Last June, Yahoo News began an ambitious project: Launching immersive content experiences from a wide variety of partners. While the groundwork had been laid, what we were going...

A Guide to Photogrammetry Photography

Humans perceive and experience the world in three dimensions. Photogrammetry provides a bridge from the physical world’s reality to digital immersive realities. It enables...

ONA19

VR in Paradise: Behind the Scenes on a Radioactive Atoll

  • Mika Makelainen
  • Päivi Koskinen

Learn how to film with high-tech cameras in a remote, demanding and extreme location with this immersive look at the Finnish Broadcasting Company’s groundbreaking VR project...

ONA19

Ethics in Augmented Reality

  • Mia Tramz
  • Brooke Van Dam
  • Jeremy Gilbert
  • Moderated by Steven Johnson

As augmented reality becomes more commonplace in newsroom storytelling, questions about how to ethically capture and recreate places, objects or events gain salience. Join this...

ONA19

Decision 2020: The Immersive Election

  • Laura Hertzfeld
  • Ray Soto
  • Mia Tramz

This event is presented by Yahoo! News With major advances in VR and AR technology and distribution over the past four years, the 2020 election is gearing up to be the first...

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New Frontiers in Visual Storytelling: Telling Stories with Emerging Tech

  • Matt MacVey
  • Clàudia Prat

This immersive session will demonstrate hands-on tools for working in 360, 3D and AR, cover new-batch software and hardware making immersive storytelling accessible to every field...

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Deconstructing VR/AR: Story Design for Effective User Immersion

  • Gabriela Brenes
  • María Laura Ruggiero

A hands-on workshop exploring the keys to crafting immersive narratives. Learn how to combine storytelling elements, including sound, color and engagement, to reinforce...

ONA18

Augmented Reality is Your Next Immersive Content Experiment

Virtual reality journalism has seen challenges in reaching a mass audience, offering possibilities in immersive storytelling but requiring additional hardware. Augmented reality,...

ONA18

360 Video as a Reporting Tool: How and When to Break News with Immersive Video

  • Veda Shastri

Using 360 video and virtual reality is, plainly, different from flat video coverage, with production time, editing and file size challenges, among others. It is also an...