You've heard of blockchain in the context of finance and cryptocurrencies, but the technology has the potential to impact other industries as well. Is journalism one of them?
In this podcast, Journalism.co.uk speaks to Matt Coolidge, co-founder of Civil, a journalism platform on blockchain that has received $5 million from ConsenSys at the end of 2017.
Coolidge explains the advantages of blockchain for journalists, such as permanence and self-governance. He also gives more details about how Civil will work once it's launched, how readers and journalists get involved, and where blockchain comes into the mix.
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