This year, major news outlets recognized VR as a viable storytelling medium, particularly for its ability to inspire empathy in a way that text and photos can’t. And thanks to the spread of Google Cardboard and other low-cost VR viewing devices, we got to witness some of the year’s biggest news stories as if we were witnessing them firsthand, from the refugee crisis to new discoveries on Mars.
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