Is Immersive Technology The Future Of Journalism?

Forbes Article by Sol Rogers, Contributor to Consumer Tech

Nonny de la Peña, named the ‘Godmother of Virtual Reality’, helped invent virtual journalism. With early pieces like Hunger in Los Angeles and Gone Gitmo, Nonny shone a light on the potential of immersive media to change journalism.

Talking to VFX Voice, Nonny said, “As journalists, we work to generate critical engagement, but I wanted to go beyond the reporting and focus on the experience wherein people could virtually transport themselves.”

Immersive technology has the ability to reshape storytelling and reporting. Putting people in the centre of the big issues that are shaping our world today is more impactful and memorable than traditional journalism.

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