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Ivan Sigal · December, 2008

I'm Global Voices’ executive director, since the middle of 2008. Prior to working with GV, I spent 10 years working in media development in the former Soviet Union and Asia, supporting and training journalists and working on media co-productions. I'm also a photographer, and have worked and traveled in 80 countries. In 2012 I published White Road, a chronicle of travel in Central Asia. I'm currently also a Fellow in Digital Studies at the U.S. Library of Congress, and a former fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, where I studied digital storytelling and online communities. My personal website is ivansigal.net, and I speak Russian, manage in German, have forgotten Slovak and Czech, and can make it home in Thai.

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Latest posts by Ivan Sigal from December, 2008

27 December 2008

Happy New Year Global Voices!

Global Voices has undergone some exciting changes in the past year, and a recap of 2008 by our new Executive Director is in order.

18 December 2008

Media Re:public report released

Media Re:public, a project of the The Berkman Center for Internet and Society, today released their long-awaited report on the state of networked digital media. The report, “Media Re:public, News...