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GoPro CEO: “Some People’s Most Exciting Moments Also Happen to be Horrific” [TCTV]

October 15th, 2010 10:00 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

When the 33 Chilean miners emerged from 68 days of subterranean captivity, one man here in California had a professional reason to be glued to CNN.

Nick Woodman, the CEO of GoPro had spotted one of his company’s super-robust cameras (designed to be worn by extreme sports enthusiasts) strapped to the top of the rescue pod, streaming live footage of the miners’ ascent to the world.

So, now that anyone with a $250 camera can broadcast from anywhere in – or beneath – the earth, have we crossed the final frontier of citizen journalism? We invited Woodman on to WITN to give us his take.

Video below.

Source: GoPro CEO: “Some People’s Most Exciting Moments Also Happen to be Horrific” [TCTV]

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