Ethan Zuckerman · February, 2005

I'm an activist, blogger and geek, living in Western Massachusetts and working as director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT, and a principal research scientist at the MIT Media Lab. I previously worked as a research fellow at the Berkman Center. As co-founder of Global Voices, I'm interested in ways that citizen's media can address longstanding biases in the news media. Before working at the Berkman, I helped found Geekcorps, a non-profit organization that shipped geeks to the developing world to run Internet technology trainings. Prior to that, I was part of the team that founded Tripod, one of the early online community companies. When not blogging, researching or making trouble, I help out with Worldchanging, Open Society Institute's Information Program and other fun technology and development projects. My personal blog is “My Heart's in Accra…”

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Latest posts by Ethan Zuckerman from February, 2005

Global Voices blogger Jeff Ooi questioned in Malaysia regarding weblog comments

  28 February 2005

Global Voices ally and contributor Jeff Ooi was taken in for questioning this morning by Malaysia's Criminal Investigation Division regarding a September 2004 post on his weblog, Screenshots. Jeff was questioned for two hours and released. It's unclear whether the authorities will close the case regarding Jeff's weblog, or whether...

Indexing Bridge Blogs

  4 February 2005

I'm in southern India this week (just outside of Bangalore), at the AsiaSource conference, a gathering of NGO tech professionals from around Asia, who are learning how to convert their organizations to open source platforms. It's been an amazing cross-cultural experience – I've had great conversations about access to the...

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