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126: What It’s Like To Build a Crowdsourcing News Agency for the 21st Century w/ David Clinch, Storyful, Co-Founder [Main T4C episode]
David Clinch, Co-Founder of Storyful, is revolutionizing the news industry by utilizing social media to gather user-generated content and tell compelling stories. Storyful provides media organizations worldwide with with verified socially sourced content, and is the first and only news agency designed specifically for the social media age. Upon founding..
“Studying French and being interested in the outside world and the way in which information and culture worked around the world, that has been the driving force for me.”
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“I would make a decision and say, that’s it, decision is made. And the key part I left out was checking with somebody else and getting another opinion on it. And those were the biggest knocks. Some of them cost me a lot in terms of discipline from my bosses and lack of respect for my colleagues because I made a fool of myself.”
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