The Disruptive Technology of Drones in Newsgathering


By Kevin Eck Comment

In the 50’s and 60’s we were promised a helicopter in every garage. Obviously, that never happened.

While Ian Hannah from the Professional Society of Drone Journalists stopped short of predicting a drone in every newsroom during last week’s TVNewser Show, he did talk about the confusion over regulations and added that unmanned aerial vehicles may soon be “very common” in newsrooms. Watch the film: