ShapeShifter

Meet internet entrepreneur (aka "Master of Digital") Matthew Buckland

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed internet entrepreneur and businessperson Matthew Buckland for his weekly "ShapeShifter" feature.

Buckland is the founder of digital agency Creative Spark (bought by M&C Saatchi earlier this year).

Matthew Buckland is the founder of Burn Media, a suite of tech-publishing brands which includes Memeburn.com, Ventureburn.com and Gearburn.com.

Matthew Buckland studied journalism at Rhodes University.

Matthew Buckland previously headed Mail & Guardian’s online division.

Matthew Buckland talking to Bruce Whitfield in the CapeTalk studio.

Scroll down for quotes from the video and audio below.

I was a journalist for exactly three months.

Matthew Buckland

I feel sorry for newspapers. They were the early internet pioneers. Then their business models started to fail.

Matthew Buckland

There is a huge resurgence in podcasting.

Matthew Buckland

I’m an internet and technology evangelist.

Matthew Buckland

I’m a complete geek at heart.

Matthew Buckland

I maintain an interest in Creative Spark.

Matthew Buckland

The world of politics completely depresses me. But the world of start-ups is a really positive and optimistic experience.

Matthew Buckland

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