Driving Digital Transformation at the BBC with Dmitry Shishkin (MDE258)

Dmitry Shishkin is Digital Editor at the BBC World Service, shaping the evolution of the famed BBC World Service in the digital age. He’s also overseeing the languages digital product requirements, helping the expansion into the strategic “need” and “want” … Continue reading

Creating meaningful experiences and events with Julian Hay (MDE257)

Julian Hay is founder and CEO of iMedia Group, which covers iMedia, iMediaSport as well as some other interesting initiatives including The Wondr Academy and Wondrlust. Julian has embedded in everything he does his WHY. It’s a purpose led organisation, … Continue reading

The Future of Blogging Is Dynamic and Filled With AI – But It Will Be Hard Work

I recently spoke on a panel, invited by Bernie J Mitchell, about the future of blogging, with marvelous co-panelists Katie King and Lucy Hall, and moderated by Andy Bargery.  The questions and flow of the conversation led to several key conclusions. First, blogging is far … Continue reading

Fighting the tension between privacy and freedom of speech

Having just spent a week at South By Southwest (SXSW) in Austin Texas, I heard a number of recurrent themes throughout many of the panels and sessions I attended. Two of the themes struck me as most paradoxical: the right … Continue reading

How Enlightened Leadership Leads to Results with Jenny Biggam, founder of the7stars Media Agency (MDE207)

This interview is with Jenny Biggam, founder and owner of the7stars, the largest independent media agency in the UK with over £228 million billings, with clients such as Warner Music, Suzuki Cars and Iceland. Jenny Biggam has run the7tars with … Continue reading

Turning Audio Into Text – Trint, Award-Winning StartUp with CEO Jeffrey Kofman (MDE200)

Minter Dialogue #200 with Jeffrey Kofman This interview is with Jeffrey Kofman, the Emmy award-winning foreign and war correspondent (for coverage of the Libyan revolution and for coverage of 9/11 WTC attacks), who is now CEO and co-founder of a … Continue reading

Social Marketing in the Digital Age – Lessons Learned by Chris Palmedo at CUNY School of Public Health (MDE195)

Minter Dialogue with Chris Palmedo This interview is with Chris Palmedo, Associate Professor of Marketing, Media and Communications, CUNY (City University of New York) School of Public Health. In this podcast, we discuss the rise and importance of social marketing. … Continue reading

The Digital Tortoise or Hare? Is It Better To Be Fast or Consistent?

To the extent, these days, time is being counted in nano-seconds and everything is happening in real-time, there is an evermore acute merit to being “ahead of the curve.” One can safely say that notion of being ahead of the curve has … Continue reading

Caroline Avakian, founder of SourceRise, connecting journalists and NGOs (MDE152)

Minter Dialogue Episode #152 This interview is with Caroline Avakian, founder and CEO of SourceRise, a news media startup connecting journalists and NGOs. Caroline, an Emmy-nominated TV correspondent, is a social entrepreneur, forging a new path for foreign and crisis … Continue reading

The future of journalism – interview with Bertrand Pecquerie, CEO of the Global Editors Network

Minter Dialogue Episode #138 This interview is with Bertrand Pecquerie, CEO and founder of the Global Editors Network, a non-profit association that brings together editors-in-chief and senior news executives from all platforms (print, digital, mobile or broadcast) around the common … Continue reading