Connecting journalists to new ideas? The mission ahead of Adam Thomas, the EJC director


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We spoke to Adam Thomas, the still new director of The European Journalism Centre (EJC). We talked about his interesting journey to journalism, what EJC is doing at the moment and also touched upon the topic of the role of Facebook and Google towards journalism. Adam is an award-winning journalism and technology leader. In his previous role as Chief Product Officer at Storyful, he was responsible for the vision and delivery of over 20 innovative journalism products to 150 of the world’s biggest media organisations. Adam joined Storyful in July 2013 as director of Business Development. The company was acquired by News Corp in December 2013, and has grown from 27 people to over 120 in New York, Hong Kong, London, Sydney and Dublin. Previously, he was Head of Communications at the international nonprofit Sourcefabric, where he managed communications strategy and community growth. Adam has worked on media development projects in over 50 countries worldwide. His teams and projects have w

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