Two Colleges Now Teaching Drone Journalism

Fast Company,

Journalism programs at the University of Nebraska and the University of Missouri are experimenting with drones for reporting and story research. At both universities, journalism students are taught the basics of flying unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs), using still and video cameras to gather aerial information, the ethics of operating flying cameras, FAA regulations and safety, and how to interpret aerial footage. The goal is to turn information gathered from the air into workable stories.

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ChoppedLiver Nickname posted over 4 years ago
First time I see one of these things, I am shooting it down. Period.
RustbeltAlumnus2 Nickname posted over 4 years ago
Stay in your house. You have no reasonable expectation of privacy once you step outside. Have you considered a tinfoil dome for your yard?)
PrahkaLahssa Nickname posted over 4 years ago
Cover your windows, fill the walls with foil... heat seeking camera's are out there. What lengths is everyone going to go to? Point is, no matter what, someone is clearly going to get info on whatever they want. Unless you live underground and never come out or communicate, people are always going to get your info and there will be no such thing as privacy. If one doesn't like it, stop dealing with technology and get a underground bunker, with food-growing facilities and plumbing. No matter what you do above ground, you will eventually be tracked... for advertising, someone's knowledge, or for entertainment purposes. I think privacy within the home is long gone too. As long a you run any cellphone or anything that connects to wifi or internet. Soon it will be anything that runs on a powerline. I see why my mom doesn't want to touch a computer. or cellphone.
tvengr Nickname posted over 4 years ago
Would you shoot down a private plane? What about a hot air balloon? A news chopper? Although the technology may change, the intent is the same.
Dennis Brown posted over 4 years ago
Judging by what we see on the air, it would appear that we've had drone journalism for some years, now.
ChoppedLiver Nickname posted over 4 years ago
I have every reason to expect privacy in my back yard. What are "privacy" fences for? Don't be an idiot.
PrahkaLahssa Nickname posted over 4 years ago
Privacy fences are only 6 feet tall. Drones go allot higher. Now who's the idiot?
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