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11.10.2011

Who is Eric Scherer?

Eric Scherer is Director of Future Media at France Televisions, in charge of digital strategy and Connected TV. 

He has spent his career working for Agence France-Presse, Reuters and AFX News in a wide range of functions spanning journalism, management, business development, strategy and new media in locations across the globe including Japan, North America and the UK.

He blogs at meta-media.fr about his favourite subject: all aspects of the digital revolution and how media industries should adapt and surf the accelerating pace of change. He teaches entrepreneurial journalism at Sciences Po in Paris, is a regular speaker at conferences in Europe, and is the author of a glossary La Révolution Numérique (Dalloz 2009), and Do we still need journalists? (PUF 2011). 

Eric Scherer is also administrator of the GESTE (Groupement publishers and online services) and member of the jury for the ONA Awards of best news sites in the U.S.