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Greg Emerson

Verified
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 obsessed with push notifications. Host of the @RPCVNYC podcast. Constantly learning and 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...

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