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Media Masters
TV news impartiality, Sky invests in virtual reality, & 'robot' journalists
August 07, 2014 BigFings Media

Ian Dunt, Editor of Politics.co.uk, 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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