Daniel Sieberg has more than 25 years of experience working at the intersection of technology and journalism. In November 2017 he joined Civil, a decentralized marketplace for sustainable journalism, as head of journalism operations and co-founder. Sieberg previously worked at Google in NYC as co-founder of Google for Media and head of training and development for the News Lab, which is Google’s team responsible for liaising with the editorial side of newsrooms to drive innovation and new forms of storytelling. He previously spent 20 years as a science and technology reporter and analyst for the likes of CNN, CBS News, ABC News, Details, MSNBC, the Vancouver Sun and BBC America. Sieberg has been nominated for 5 National News & Documentary Emmy Awards and is the recipient of a Peabody Award as part of CNN’s coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. His first book, The Digital Diet (Crown), was published in 2011 and reprinted in several countries. He holds a M.J. from the University of British Columbia and a B.F.A. from the University of Victoria.
In the news industry, personalisation and monetisation were once two distant dreams because we did not have the right know-how. Blockchain, however, can be the missing link: the technology allows for the distribution of news on a secure peer-to-peer mode for extra small transactions that could be less than a $1. David Schlesinger will be the […]