How virtual reality is changing the way we consume news

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Virtual and augmented reality are creating new, immersive experiences for audiences. We can “feel” stories rather than just watching or reading them. But is more emotion what’s really missing from news? Will feelings be the new facts?

The Future of Fact is part of What Happens Next, a series of deeply reported short documentaries that examine aspects of life poised to transform radically in the next decades. We’ve spent two years traveling the world to find the people who aren’t simply making predictions about the future, but are already living them out.