After decades of research and development, virtual reality appears to be on the cusp of mainstream adoption. For journalists, the combination of immersive video capture and dissemination via mobile VR players is particularly exciting. It promises to bring audiences closer to a story than any previous platform.¬†Read the Tow Center’s report on how two key technological advances, cameras that can record a scene in 360-degree, stereoscopic video and a new generation of headsets, have revolutionized¬†the possibilities of storytelling.