Burt Herman

co-founder Hacks/Hackers

Burt Herman is co-founder of Hacks/Hackers, the largest worldwide grassroots movement bringing together journalists and technologists, which has recently partnered with Google to support media entrepreneurship. He's also an instructor at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York. Previously, he co-founded Storify, a social media storytelling platform used by top media organizations, brands and non-profit organizations that won numerous awards for journalism innovation. As a journalist, Burt covered stories around the world as an Associated Press correspondent and bureau chief for 12 years. Burt was a 2009 Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University, where he earlier graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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Events in past editions
#IJF12 / 28 april 2012

Presentation of Storify

Presentation of Storify Burt Herman, co-founder of Storify, will discuss his social storytelling platform that was launched less than two years ago and is now used by top news organizations, brands...