Mon, Dec 3, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

Where Silicon Valley Meets Public Media

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Corey Ford (L) and John Boland
Scott Walton/KQED
Corey Ford (L) and John Boland

KQED has teamed up with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Public Radio Exchange (PRX) to launch Matter Ventures, a start-up accelerator designed to foster media innovation. Popular in Silicon Valley, start-up accelerators offer investment, mentoring and other assistance to entrepreneurs. But can such a model work for public media?

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Corey Ford, CEO and partner, Matter Ventures
  • John Boland, president and CEO of KQED Public Media
  • Ken Doctor, news industry analyst for Outsell and author of "Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get"

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