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Greg Emerson

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Brooklyn, NY
Mobile Product Manager — The Wall Street Journal
Covers:  politics, breaking news, media, journalism, international news, space science, social media, technology, national news

Mobile Product Manager @WSJ focusing on #Android & Push. Producer/Host of @RPCVNYC podcast. Always learning & very optimistic about the future of news.

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Biography

As mobile project manager at the Wall Street Journal I work with developers, editors and data science teams to develop new features for WSJ's flagship apps and maintain the roadmap for iOS and Android platforms.

Previously, as Newsday.com's deputy editor of emerging technologies, I oversaw the d...

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Nov 21, 2017

Insightful read on the wider impact of the products we build, and the importance of articulating their purpose: “Move Slowly and Fix Things” by @jonasdowney, via @rajivpant

Nov 20, 2017

I'm glad American society is finally beginning to recalibrate its acceptance of predatory men and the culture of silence that protects them. This can only be the tip of a disturbingly large iceberg.

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How is social media changing news?

We are in the age of a-la-carte journalism, where people consume one thing at a time from what comes to them on their social feeds. You can reach a much larger audience, but every story has to stand out from the noise. Sometimes the conversation around the news is more important than the news itself.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Being a journalist is about making people understand why they should care about what's going on in the world.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Polopoly CMS, Chartbeat analytics, Adobe SiteCatalyst, Photoshop, Brain