CNN gets federal permission to test drones for news video reporting
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- CNN will explore the use of drones for reporting, after receiving permission from the U.S. government. In the first program of its kind, the FAA will allow CNN to test camera-equipped drones for news gathering and reporting purposes. CNN has partnered with the Georgia Tech Research Institute to collect data for the program. The FAA said it will analyze that information to develop rules about using drones for news gathering.