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News organisations have produced a variety of virtual reality and 360-degree video experiments over the past two years, as the technology has become more easily accessible.

To assess what has worked well and what could be improved, students from Stanford University's inaugural immersive journalism class evaluated a range of VR experiences.

Check out their takeaways and best practice tips in this article on Storybench, covering the types of stories that are best told in virtual reality, adapting filming techniques, and technological considerations.

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