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360-degree video is new, exciting and engaging, but it can be a challenge to shoot and edit, even for the most advanced traditional video journalist.

Check out this advice from Ravi Bajpai at IJNet, who details five things that are sure to ruin a good news VR piece and how to fix them.

Challenges range from the type of story you are covering to more practical elements like where the reporter should stand in the frame, if at all, and why audio is important but not worth the beginner worrying too much about.

His advice also includes snippets of information from Robert Hernandez, a seasoned VR practitioner and associate professor of professional practice at USC Annenberg. Check out one of his latest virtual reality projects here.

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