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The Onion's Baratunde Thurston Talks Real Time Media

Complete video at: The Onion's web editor Baratunde Thurston outlines the iconic publication's evolution from a weekly print newspaper to a real time media publisher utilizing social media tools. ----- DLD is an inspiring community for the 21st century which features digital innovation, science and culture and brings together thought leaders, creators, entrepreneurs and investors from Europe, the Middle-East, the Americas and Asia. This session on the real time web features Raj Narayan (Tinker), Loic Le Meur (Seesmic), and Baratunde Thurston (The Onion). Moderated by Jeff Pulver ( - DLD 2010 Baratunde Thurston is a comedian, author and vigilante pundit. He was nominated for the Bill Hicks Award for Thought Provoking Comedy, declared a Champion of the First Amendment by Iowa State, and called "someone I need to know" by Barack Obama. He has appeared on ABC, NPR, the BBC, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times and Thurston is the co-founder of Jack & Jill Politics and performs regularly in New York City, where he works by day as Web Editor and politics czar for The Onion. He hosts Popular Science's "Future Of" on the Science Channel, and he lives in Twitter.
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