What is drone journalism?

This is the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in data gathering for journalistic purposes. It consists of the use of drones, also known as Unmanned Area Vehicles (UAV) to record events to be reported by conventional and citizen journalists through the media. The information captured by drones consists of still images and videos which are found newsworthy by reporters. In a technologically-driven age as exists today, drone journalism is among the cutting-edge techniques used in keeping the society informed.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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