Ethan Zuckerman

dir. MIT Center for Civic Media

Ethan Zuckerman is director of the Center for Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and co-founder of the citizen media community Global Voices. Prior to MIT, he worked with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University on projects focused on civic media, freedom of speech online, and understanding media ecosystems. He led a team focused on Media Cloud, a project that builds an archive of news stories and blog posts applies language processing and presents ways to analyze and visualize the resulting data. Zuckerman also founded Geekcorp, a non-profit technology volunteer corps that has done work in over a dozen countries, and helped found Tripod, an early participatory media company. He is the author of Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection (2013), the Italian version of which will published in March 2014 by the publishing house Egea with the title Rewire. Cosmopoliti digitali nell'era della globalità.

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