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Reuters Opens Bureau in Second Life

Woke up and found an email from Reuters journalist Adam Pasick in my Inbox. Returers now has a news bureau in Second Life and Adam will be keeping regular office hours, as shown on his calendar.

Adam will be known in-world as Adam Reuters; I guess Linden Lab is now offering custom last names, as rumored.

The bureau features live video feeds and a Reuters HUD (Heads-Up Display) that I’ve not yet had a chance to try out. Here’s a photo from the lobby:

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There’s also a web page full of Second Life news (with an RSS feed), a blog roll of some great Second Life blogs (and mine too :-) , and currency conversion. More info on the island and a shot of the HUD can be found on The Daily Graze.

They are taking this virtual world pretty seriously, and you should too.