Media Masters
TV news impartiality, Sky invests in virtual reality, & 'robot' journalists
Aug 7, 2014 · 35 min
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Ian Dunt, Editor of, and Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE, join Paul Blanchard to discuss the latest media stories. Jon Snow has been criticised for recording a candid and emotive piece to camera about the Gaza conflict - do TV reporters have a duty to appear impartial at all times? Sky has increased its investment in Jaunt, a start-up that lets broadcasters film in 360 degrees and play it back through 3D goggles - in ten years, will we all be watching TV through headsets? Associated Press has announced some of its simple finance stories will now be written entirely by computer programs - in the future, will all our news be written by 'robots', and what are the implications?
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