Civilian users perspectives on drones and regulation

The article “Imagining the social future of drones” by Elisa Serafinelli from University of Sheffield looked at how drone users views on drone usage and drone regulation.  Drones built for civilian purposes are unmanned, remotely controlled  aircraft that are generally fitted with cameras. They are used for commercial and recreational purposes, as well as professional … Continued

BOOK: Drone journalism should be lightly regulated

The use of remotely piloted aircrafts (RPA), commonly known as drones, in journalism should not be restricted before the fact, writes David Goldberg of both Queen Mary University of London and Oxford University. The author presents three hypothetical, anti-drone legal environments and argues against them. At heart, the use of drones for journalism “engages a … Continued

MI2015: Takeaways from Symposium on Media Innovations

The fourth International Symposium on Media Innovations was held in Brussels last week. The event invited scholars and industry representatives to discuss how innovation matters in the media industry. We collected the four biggest takeaways for all of you who had the misfortune of being elsewhere. Takeaway 1: The relationship between “privacy” and “data” is shifting … Continued