How Periscope could be used for context delivery
PBS - 06/19/2015
This piece was initially published on Storybench, a cookbook for digital storytelling. Storybench is a collaboration between Northeastern University’s Media Innovation program, a new graduate degree in digital journalism, and Esquire magazine.
Since the latest wunderkind app Periscope, which allows anyone with a smartphone to easily live-stream video to followers, hit smartphones in March, media makers from YouTubers to talk-show hosts have been experimenting with how best to use it. They’ve taken us inside of people’s fridges, onto the soccer field, and into the thick of the recent Baltimore uprising: