The growth of virtual reality in journalism

By The Associated Press

Listen to editors from The Associated Press and RYOT News speak about the benefits virtual reality provides to viewers and the 360-degree experience the two organizations made about a migrant camp in northern France.

Editors from The Associated Press and RYOT News recently held a panel discussion at the Museum of the Moving Image about the growing role of virtual reality in journalism. The two organizations collaborated to make “Seeking Home: Life inside the Calais migrant camp,” a 360-degree experience placing viewers at the center of life in the community in northern France.

Interactive editor Nathan Griffiths and Middle East photo editor Maya Alleruzzo spoke on behalf of AP, while co-founder and CEO Bryn Mooser and chief operating officer Molly Swenson represented RYOT News.


Watch the video below to hear what the panelists had to say:


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