Matt Waite runs the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is one of the leading experts in this area. Here is a TED Talk Matt gave on the subject:
Matt regularly offers his thoughts about drones on the lab’s blog and in a weekly e-newsletter (to which I hope you’ve subscribed). He recently posted an item titled:
Let’s read that together, and then consider these “31 Questions the FAA Wants you to Answer.”
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A lot of the stories there are about military drones — but I saw articles about things we’re studying, too, like Amazon’s hopes of using drones to deliver products. Also, there was this article from Mashable:
Here’s an awesome video that combines two of my interests – climbing and videography. It would have been prohibitively expensive or impossible to get these shots with a helicopter.
Filming climbers with drones has become so popular that Yosemite, one of the best climbing areas in the US, has banned ...
This is a video I discovered of a drone being used to monitor killer whales for the first time. This video originally interested me because I am a huge fan of nature documentaries. Watching this video made me consider how drones could be useful while filming nature documentaries. The unobtrusive ...
I have created this blog as a requirement for the course Drones in Journalism offered through the Honors College at VCU.
I am not (as of now at the beginning of the course) a fan of using drones in the realm of media. I think that they have many wonderful ...