Viceland and Samsung Premiere Syrian VR Documentary 'The White Helmets'

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Viceland and Samsung's new VR documentary The White Helmetstakes an on-the-ground look at the civilian resistance movement in Syria. It premiered on the Samsung VR premium service last week.

"As virtual reality becomes more prevalent in journalism, we looked into how the technology is changing the way we experience the news," said Viceland director Trent Rohner. "What is the new role of the reporter when the viewer can experience the event for themselves? Can journalism be more objective when there is no frame, and they can see everything?"

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