News archive for ViSmedia

- People love videos. Not just cat videos. News videos are on the rise. But multimedia is more than videos. Award-winning journalist and documentary film maker Olivia Crellin has done multimedia work for TIME, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Al Jazeera America, to name a few. Currently she is mainly affiliated with BBC World Servide in London.
What function do migration maps serve in European media? Who decides what colors, what fonts and arrows should be used in migration maps? And what stories of human suffering are not told by such data visualizations? These are some of the issues explored by Professor Paul C. Adams in a chapter of a new book published by Routledge.
Ready for «the most powerful storytelling ever»? Welcome to a kick-off seminar on virtual reality, augmented reality and 360 video.
Bachelor students in Media City Bergen explored the expressive range of VR journalism and produced valuable research insights for Vismedia.
Care robots for the elderly and sex robots for the lonely. Robots are becoming part of our world, and we need to figure out what to think of it, says ViSmedia researcher Deborah G. Johnson. In a new article in Ethics and Information Technology, she and her co-author Mario Veridicchio discuss why robots should not be treated like animals.
The ViSmedia team gathered on Solstrand for the annual fall seminar.
Watch the presentations and pictures from ViSmedia’s Immersive journalism seminar.
Last week (Oct 31- Nov 3) several participants from the ViSmedia project presented their latest work on immersive journalism in a panel session at the ECREA2018 conference in Switzerland.
Saturday, 20th of October, ViSmedia researchers Deborah G. Johnson and Joakim Vindenes held a panel at the Global Fusion 2018 conference at the University of Virginia, USA.
News agencies compete with social media and citizen journalists about visual content. This competition creates an increasingly more visual news room.
At the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Boston, Massachusetts on April 5-8, Paul Adams presented «Performing Europe through Migration Maps». The paper was presented during the session «Contextualizing the effects of the European Migration ‘Crisis’».
What does Internet cookies and online surveillance have to do with «echo chambers» and fake news?
Watchdogging or investigative reporting? Leave some of the work to the algorithms!
How can virtual reality (VR) fit into the competitive media environment of the 2010s?
ViSmedia’s Øyvind Vågnes plays a role in Krisis’ first edition of the year.
In May 2017, 12 New Media students presented visionary uses of 3D modeling in drone videos. The course, which was run by Professor Lars Nyre, dealt with journalistic mobile applications. Within the creative framework of innovation pedagogy, the students were challenged to build 3D models to be used in visual storytelling.
Topics such as migration maps and mojo journalism were discussed when the ViSmedia researchers and graduate students met for the annual Fall Research Seminar.
Employees at University of Bergen (UiB) will present ongoing digitalization projects and future digital solutions October 4. All employees are welcome.