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Timothy Karr
Works at Free Press
Attended Cornish College of the Arts
Lives in Hoboken
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When Talking About American Broadband, Don’t Say the ‘I’ Word
Want a blazing fast Internet? Well, you can get it if you live in select parts of the United States where ultra-high-speed services are available — and if you’re willing to pay a lot of money. On Monday, Comcast announced that it will charge $300 a month fo...
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The Sun Must Set on Mass Surveillance
The Senate's pro-surveillance wing is scrambling to advance new legislation to restore the NSA's unchecked ability to spy on all of us. And they're in a rush. Authorization for the federal government's bulk collection of phone records is set to expire on Ju...
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Great to see that Lee Friedlander is still so prolific at 80. A recollection of time spent with the photographer in the 1990s.
I had the happy fortune to spend a week taking pictures with Lee Friedlander. It was the mid-1990s. I was living in Hanoi, Vietnam and was asked by a mutual friend to guide Friedlander through the country’s distant northwest ...
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Free Press Sends a Message to the Public in Times Square
Long known as the “crossroads of the world,” Times Square has evolved over the past decade into a public space where powerful media pump their brands via massive advertising displays. The five city blocks that make up the intersections of Seventh Avenue, 42...
Long known as the “crossroads of the world,” Times Square has evolved over the past decade into a public space where powerful media pump their brands via massive advertising displays. The five city blocks that make up the int...
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The Internet Health Test Reveals Many Americans Not Getting the Speeds They're Paying For
For too long Internet users had to take it on faith that our Internet access providers were making good on their promises to give us what we pay for. But even those who pay a premium for top speeds have found that certain sites and services sputter out at t...
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And the proud parents.
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Hoboken second graders celebrate after building the Brooklyn Bridge from blocks.
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Internet.Not
Originally published at BillMoyers.com Mark Zuckerberg’s plan for world domination is in deep trouble. The billionaire Facebook founder recently took to his social network in a bid to save Internet.org, his plan to give billions of the planet’s poorest peop...
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Senior Director of Strategy
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  • Free Press
    Campaign Director, 2005 - present
  • MediaChannel
    Executive Director, 2003 - 2005
  • Globalvision News Network
    VP of Bus Dev, 2000 - 2003
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Hoboken
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Hanoi
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All things media, online and off... but mostly on. Karr is the Senior Director of Strategy for Free Press, the nation's largest media reform group. Comments my own. http://mediacitizen.blogspot.com/
Introduction
All things media, online and off... but mostly on. Karr is the senior director of strategy for Free Press, the nation's largest media reform group. Comments at MediaCitizen are my own.
Education
  • Cornish College of the Arts
    Photography/Sculpture, 1985 - 1989
  • University of Vermont
    Political Science/Art, 1982 - 1985
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