IT and Democracy: An analysis of the power of digital images to strengthen the public sphere and decision-making process

Larry Pryor, Annenberg School of Journalism, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Download paper here: PryorITDemocracyDraft.pdf

Virtual Environments (VEs) open new possibilities for journalism. The advanced technology, which still resides mostly in laboratories, only requires adaptation and the imagination that can enable journalists to think with technology. The literature of VE theory shows the possibility exists to create alternative worlds that invite the public to share knowledge necessary for rational policy decisions. Our research has looked at using head-mounted displays to tell news stories, and we have worked with a multi-user 360° panoramic display...

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