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Saturday, April 18 • 11:40am - 12:40pm
Journalist as Entrepreneur

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Interested in starting your own news organization? Curious about how high-profile journalism entrepreneurs built successful businesses? Come hear about the lessons j-preneurs learned along their paths to building new businesses. What worked and what didn't? What pitfalls should you avoid? And what about money -- how much do you need? Where and how can you raise it? How can you build sustainability into your business model?

Moderators
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Liz Gannes

Senior Editor, Technology Trends and Innovation, Re/code
Liz Gannes most recently covered Google, startups and trends in innovation for AllThingsD.com, where she also co-produced the D: Dive Into Mobile conference. She has been a Silicon Valley-based business technology reporter since 2004, where she started her career at Red Herring. Liz was the second employee at the technology blog network Gigaom, where she covered the rise of the social Web. As part of Gigaom, in 2006, Liz founded NewTeeVee, a site... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tanja Aitamurto

Tanja Aitamurto

Deputy Director, Brown Institute
Dr. Tanja Aitamurto is the Deputy Director and a Brown Fellow at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation at the School of Engineering at Stanford. She studies civic technologies and media innovations and teaches how to develop those by using human-centered design practices. In many of her projects she examines how collective intelligence, whether gathered by crowdsourcing, co-creation,crowdfunding, or principles of open innovation, impacts... Read More →
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Burt Herman

Co-founder, Hacks/Hackers
Burt Herman is co-founder of Hacks/Hackers, the largest grassroots movement bringing together journalists and technologists. He previously co-founded Storify, a social media storytelling platform that won numerous awards for journalism innovation, leading the company to a successful acquisition. He earlier covered stories around the world as an AP bureau chief and correspondent. | | Burt was a 2009 John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford... Read More →
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Ryan Singel

CEO & Co-founder, Contextly - Ex Wired
Ryan started writing for Wired.com in 2002, after spending three years working for search startups in the DotCom boom. An online journalist from the start, he's always been on the digital side of barricades in the media revolution. His beats for Wired.com have included privacy, security, search, social networking, tech policy and startups. He also co-founded the award winning Threat Level blog.


Saturday April 18, 2015 11:40am - 12:40pm
Hotel Whitcomb (Ballroom)

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