Matt Stroud is the co-founder & CEO of Postindustrial Media. His new media startup is aiming to change the tenor of journalism in the Midwest.
He’s come a long way since founding a bimonthly magazine, called Deek, out of his basement apartment while enrolled full-time at the University of Pittsburgh.
Matt has written short- and long-form journalism for Esquire, Harper’s, The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, Politico, The New York Times, and Reuters, and held staff writer positions with the Associated Press and Bloomberg Businessweek.
In this conversation, Matt & Aaron discuss new media, recruiting team members, and Matt’s reporting on policing technologies.
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Matt’s Challenge; Ignore political campaign polls and pay attention to where government dollars are spent.
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Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing by Matt Stroud
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