We spoke with Edward about his role within the Dow Jones and Wall Street Journal, about his projects and negotiations with the tech giants, about his vision for the future of news media.
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With developments in Australia having turned to drama, and the relationships between Google, Facebook, Microsoft and the press being radically redefined, it is tempting to see technology and media as two opposing combatants; conflicting, competing, and locked in a boxers’ clinch. It is becoming clear, however, that the relationship between technology giants and the media does not have to be a zero sum game where only one side can win.
The discussion could not come at a better time: with attention focused on the relationship between technology and news media as never before, experts at the intersection of news and the digital world will sit down to explore how the innovation mindset of Silicon Valley can benefit media companies as well.