Responsible Drone Journalisminvestigates the opportunities and dilemmas of using drones for journalistic purposes in a global perspective. Drawing on a framework of responsible research and innovation (RRI), the book explores responsible drone journalism from multiple perspectives, including new cultures of learning, flying in lower airspace, drone education and concerns about autonomous agents and big data surveillance.
By widening the discussion of drone journalism, the book is ideal for journalism teachers and students, as well as politicians, lawmakers, drone developers and citizens with an interest in the responsible use of camera drones.
Astrid Gynnild is Professor and Principal Investigator of the ViSmedia project at the University of Bergen, Norway. She is also Head of the Journalism Program, Department of Information Science and Media Studies, at the University of Bergen. Gynnild has published widely in the field of journalism innovation, creativity and new visual technologies.
Turo Uskali is Senior Research Scholar and heads the Journalism Program, Department of Language and Communication Studies, at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Uskali has published internationally over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters focusing on innovations in journalism.