Jillian York

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Jillian York

Jillian York is the director for international freedom of expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Her work is at the intersection of technology and policy, with a focus on the Arab world. She is a frequent public speaker and has written for a variety of publications, including The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, and CNN. With Katherine Maher, she has a regular web show, Interrobang‽, hosted on Bloggingheads.tv.

Jillian contributed chapters to the books Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communication, Journalism and Society (2013) and State Power 2.0: Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement Worldwide (2013). She serves on the Board of Directors of Global Voices Online, and on the Advisory Boards of R-Shief, Radio Free Asia’s Open Technology Fund, and Internews’ Global Internet Policy Project.

Jillian York will speak at the following events:

14:30 - 16:00  thursday 1
Teatro della Sapienza
The Snowden effect: on journalism
16:00 - 17:30  thursday 1
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
Women and tech journalism: is it still an issue?
16:30 - 17:30  friday 2
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
Ethan Zuckerman. Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection
14:30 - 16:00  saturday 3
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
The democratisation of the distribution of content












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