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Francesco Marconi

Francesco was the manager of strategy and corporate development at The Associated Press. He is also an affiliate researcher at the MIT Media Lab and an Innovation Fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University.

Latest posts by Francesco

Academic collaboration spurs media innovation

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What's New

A new virtual reality project highlights the benefits of media organizations working with academics to apply research from the classroom and form new and innovative business strategies.

When journalism meets Silicon Valley

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Industry Trends

We talked with executives from media and technology companies to explain the developing relationship between the two industries, which was also a source of discussion at a recent conference at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

A new dimension of storytelling

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Industry Trends

​Virtual reality provides a 360-degree view of the story and breaks both physical and economic barriers, says AP’s manager of strategy and corporate development.