I am the editor-at-large for Global Voices’ Advox section (advox.org), where I served as director from 2015-2019. I am originally from Philadelphia, US and have lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Havana, Cuba. Follow me on Twitter.
Latest posts by Ellery Roberts Biddle from May, 2019
Netizen Report: Widespread throttling puts social media out of reach in Kazakhstan
Social media is faltering in Venezuela, throttled in Kazakhstan and back in action in Sri Lanka.
Why is Twitter blocking state accounts in Venezuela?
The unique public value of accounts like these -- even if they are spewing hateful or partisan vitriol -- is worth considering.
‘Envision a new war': the Syrian Archive, corporate censorship and the struggle to preserve public history online
Social media companies are censoring images of war. The Syrian Archive is working to preserve them.