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Greg Emerson
Works at Newsday
Attended Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Lives in Brooklyn, NY
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Ken Lerer observes the state of media, in 8 Tweets
As an avid consumer of journalism, I am always on the lookout for news about the business of journalism. New ventures are starting all over the place, led by big names or big ideas, and there is money in journalism again. One of the people behind some of th...
As an avid consumer of journalism, I am always on the lookout for news about the business of journalism. New ventures are starting all over the place, led by big names or big ideas, and there is money in journalism again. One...
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My Media Diet: Aggregators vs. News orgs
I have catalogued my media diet a handful of times in the past few years ( here's the last one  from Feb 2013), and I must say it surprises me every time. Tastes change, available sources of news evolve, and I have seen my consumption habits evolve right al...
I have catalogued my media diet a handful of times in the past few years (here's the last one from Feb 2013), and I must say it surprises me every time. Tastes change, available sources of news evolve, and I have seen my cons...
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Review: Distant Witness by Andy Carvin
"Distant Witness" by Andy Carvin (2013) [cover image courtesy of CUNY Journalism Press] Distant Witness: A book about Twitter, revolutions, and the Twitter revolution I never thought reading tweets, retweets and hashtags could be so compelling. Andy Carvin ...
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Opinion: Hipsters may have ruined Paris for you, but Paris doesn't care
I see two types of stories about modern Paris life: Stories about how French people love Brooklyn hipster culture , and stories about how Brooklyn hipster culture is ruining Paris . The latest is of an American in Paris lamenting the gentrification of the P...
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My take on Bloomberg's new incoming CEO: Amazing talent, two reasons to pause
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A recent review of Christopher Hitchens's memoir. I love the guy, but this one was still a bit of a challenge to get through.
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Planet Money's T-shirt project: Making the news (very) personal
As an avid listener of NPR's Planet Money podcast, I was fascinated from the first mention of its ambitious T-shirt project , which would ask listeners to pre-order a new T-shirt, with the show tracking the process from seed to shirt. Having not purchased a...
As an avid listener of NPR's Planet Money podcast, I was fascinated from the first mention of its ambitious T-shirt project, which would ask listeners to pre-order a new T-shirt, with the show tracking the process from seed t...
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Wow. Simply wow. How ANTS are both a solid and a liquid. Oh and of course a living thing...
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Review: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg - a 4-point plan for fixing your bad habits, and plenty of other insight to go around.
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Let's get inspired by some of these unique pumpkin jack-o-lanterns: http://on.mash.to/1gDqeTD

#pumpkin   #jackolantern   #halloween  
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ICYMI, insight on what the Snowden NSA leak says about journalism
Major news stories increasingly find their own digital path, and no one feels the need to work with the traditional power players to make it happen.
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A year ago I came up with some suggestions for +Fortune Magazine to improve their digital content. Here I check in on their progress.
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Reporter/Editor/Producer
Employment
  • Newsday
    Deputy Editor - newsday.com, 2012 - present
  • IRAmarket.com
    Content Director, 2012 - 2012
  • TheStreet.com
    Reporter/Editor/Producer, 2010 - 2012
  • MailOnline.com
    Photo editor, 2012 - 2012
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Brooklyn, NY
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A multimedia, multiplatform journalist with experience throughout the newsroom.
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Deputy Editor of Newsday.com and Professor of journalism at CUNY-Hunter and LIU Brooklyn, Greg Emerson is a multimedia producer and social media enthusiast with an eye on the future of news.

http://emersongreg.com

Education
  • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
    Digital Media, 2008 - 2009
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Political Science, 1998 - 2002
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