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Storify founder Burt Herman on how design fuels start-ups, disruptive change and what journalists need to know

Burt Herman was a real foreign correspondent. As a reporter and bureau chief for the AP, Herman covered the world beat for 12 years. The front page of his website features a photo of him crouching behind a stone wall next to a man holding a gun the size of a fourth grader. His tagline? “Entrepreneurial journalist stoking media revolution.” A few years ago, Herman took a leave from his AP job, to become a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford. He met Xavier Damman and the two of them co-founded Storify, an online tool used to curate bits and pieces of social media into one story.

Herman took a few minutes to talk with SND as part of our Year-Long Conversation about design.

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SND Karaoke: Storified

They came, they drank, they sang, they raised money to help students… it wasn’t pretty, but it was a lot of fun.

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Storify: Comments, reactions to SND33 (aka: #shitfacilitatorssay)

Collecting the comments from Syracuse University during the competition weekend.