Game of Drones: Reporting From Conflict Zones


Felipe Dana

The Associated Press

Capturing the destruction of war has long been a critical element of the news media’s mission to inform the world. Today, drones allow journalists to offer cinematic views, both powerfully intimate and expansively sweeping, of some of the world’s most troubled spots. In this session, we’ll discuss how this technology has transformed war reporting, and examine some of the challenges and pitfalls that arise when you launch a drone in a conflict zone.

Primary Access: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Dual
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner