- — harveyonline (@harveyonline)Sat, Apr 05 2014 18:44:17
- — Adam Glenn (@AAdamGlenn)Sat, Apr 05 2014 18:00:27
- But Waite does not recommend making drones readily available for students to use. Student safety needs to be considered, he said.
- Currently, the Federal Aviation Administration has a number of restrictions in place for who can fly and for what reasons, Waite told the crowd of educators, students and journalists.
- — harveyonline (@harveyonline)Sat, Apr 05 2014 23:39:00
- And ethical issues abound, Waite said. Should drones -- which are very noisy -- be used to collect video footage of grief-stricken families? he asked.
- — Kelsey Alpaio (@KelseyAlpaio)Sat, Apr 05 2014 18:35:16
- Waite spent the early part of his talk on some basics:
- — harveyonline (@harveyonline)Sat, Apr 05 2014 23:50:02
- Waite made a number of jokes -- verbal and visual:
- He had some sage advice before he flew his drone:
- How could drones be used journalistically?
Matt Waite Predicts: In Five Years, Drone Journalism Will Be Commonplace
Matt Waite, who teaches journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, spoke about ethical and legal issues and practical ones surrounding drone journalism during a talk at the 2014 Journalism Interactive conference at UMD today. And then he let one rip around the auditorium.