Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea
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We went to Antarctica to understand how changes to its vast ice sheet might affect the world.

Facebook launches Live 360 video from NatGeo now, everyone next year | TechCrunch
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battles for both livestreaming and 360 video are underway ... YouTube is leading the way, as anyone can currently live stream in 360, but only if they have special encoder software ... Facebook ... aiming to allow normal profiles to easily broadcast from a 360 mobile device without desktop software.

How Euronews Are Using VR and 360 Videos on Social Media
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We talk to a digital journalist from the Euronews about the rise of ‘immersive’ videos like 360° and VR. ... VR (or 360° video) is a very social medium. Some of the earlier comments we received complained the shots were too static, too empty... one of the videos we are the most proud of, and which performed the best... more a feature-style piece, …

Introducing Journalism 360 : An Immersive News Initiative
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we’ve seen a steady increase in the number of journalists experimenting with immersive storytelling to tell important stories in new ways... Journalism 360, an initiative to build a network of journalists willing to tackle those challenges and share what they’re learning. With this effort, we’re looking to support experiments, provide training wor…

What the Associated Press has learned from a year of VR
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Most events are not designed for VR... The rule of thumb is ‘would you look around you in a certain situation?’ if the answer is yes, then ...maybe there is an opportunity to create a VR experience short storytelling is better for breaking news... stick to longer time frames for feature stories

Four Quick Thoughts on Snap’s Spectacles – Beyond Devices – Medium
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a great summary of the difference between Snap’s Spectacles and Glass too — the former is a pair of sunglasses that records video, while the latter was technology strapped to your face.

How publishers can learn more from their newsroom experiments | Comments from media industry experts
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David and Petros were there to conduct the FT’s first experiment with livestreaming 360-degree video... we failed to produce a watchable live stream... we learnt eight specific lessons for next time:

Lessons from AP's experiments with 360-degree video and virtual reality | Media news
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what the Associated Press has learnt about the process of creating 360-degree video stories

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