Meet Ethan Zuckerman!

This is a drawing of Ethan Zuckerman, Author of “Meet the Bridgebloggers – Who’s speaking and who’s listening in the International Blogosphere“, hugging the globe:

Here is a short overview of his achievements:

Projects:

  • Zuckerman dropped out of graduate school to co-create Tripod.com, one of the first successful “dot com” enterprises
  • Geekcorps (a project about media development in the third world)
  • Global Voices Online (the perfect bridgeblog)
  • mediacloud (open-source content analysis tool that aims to map news media coverage of current events)

Academics:

  • is at the M.I.T. since 2011 in the “MIT Media Lab” and in the “Comparative Media Studies program” and heading the “Center for Civic Media”

selected Publications:

this  is his blog:

 

 

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All you need to know about Rebecca MacKinnon

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  • Blogger and co-founder of Global Voices Online
  • CNN’s Beijing Bureau Chief and Correspondent from 1998-2001
  • CNN’s Tokyo Bureau Chief and Correspondent from 2001-2003
  • Assistant professor in Journalism and Media Studies Centre of Hong Kong University from 2007-2008
  • Visiting Fellow at Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy in 2010
  • Senior Research Fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington DC, focusing on the intersection of Internet policy, human rights, and corporate accountability
  • Director of the Global Network Initiative and the Committee to Protect Journalists
  • Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle For Internet Freedom published in January 2012