MRG Seminar — Nonny de la Peña on Immersive journalism

Ben Pimlott Building, Lecture Hall

Monday October 26, 2009, 17h-18h

Nonny de la Peña

Senior Research Fellow

Immersive Journalism, USC Annenberg School of Journalism (California, USA)


Nonny de la Peña will talk about immersive journalism, a novel way to utilize gaming platforms and virtual environments to convey news, documentary and non-fiction stories. She will discuss how these platforms might offer audiences an immersive experience that can complement and extend reporting in traditional news media. She will also present Gone Gitmo, a virtual Guantanamo Bay Prison, and IPSRESS, an experience using head mounted display technology, as potential prototypes of immersive journalism.

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