Citizen drone journalists can be paid, others not so much.

I'm no expert on drone journalism so a legal memo from the FAA’s Chief Counsel’s Office Media Use of UAS made me turn to Matthew Schroyer. Matthew...

When will local drone journalism get off the ground?

By Neal Augenstein WASHINGTON – It’s against the law for news organizations to fly drones in pursuit of a story, but journalists are working to get...

Three BBC journalists questioned for using drone in Davos no-fly zone

Josh Halliday Three BBC journalists have been questioned by Swiss police for breaching high-level security protocols by using a drone at the World Economic Forum...

Ten News Outlets to Test Drones for Journalism

By Gerry Smith A group of 10 U.S. media companies, including the New York Times Co. (NYT), the Associated Press and NBCUniversal, will test the...

3DR Announces Launch of the Dronecode Foundation

From the beginning 3DR has been committed to open source development. This is the 21st century lesson in innovation: moving fast means moving together. To that end, we’ve proudly supported...

What’s it like to explore the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with a drone?

One of the most attractive features of drones and other remote technologies is being able to access dangerous, even inhabitable, locations. Some projects take...

Legislature mulls curbs on use of aerial drones by paparazzi

By PATRICK MCGREEVY When singer Miley Cyrus recently spotted a mysterious drone hovering over her Los Angeles home, she posted video of the aerial intruder on...

The Journalist multirotor

The Journalist was born from the need to develop specialised UAVs for more specific applications. Our aim was to design an intelligent platform that...

ENG Industry Monitors FAA Drone Tests

Michael Grotticelli, Broadcast Engineering Extra NEW YORK — Several local and network news organizations have been experimenting with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, to cover local...

FAA bans outdoor drone use at University of Missouri

The FAA has grounded a University of Missouri journalism class for flying drones. The journalism school's one-credit course in flying the unmanned aircraft for news-gathering...