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Timothy Karr
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Attended Cornish College of the Arts
Lives in Hoboken
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Donald Trump Doubles Down on Internet Ignorance
Hello, internet? Donald Trump wants to make the internet great again. Problem is, the GOP nominee doesn’t know enough about the internet to understand what, if anything, that means. On Wednesday, Trump’s campaign came out against an Obama administration pla...
Hello, internet? Donald Trump wants to make the internet great again. Problem is, the GOP nominee doesn’t know enough about the internet to understand what, if anything, that means. On Wednesday, Trump’s campaign came out aga...
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Europe's Net Neutrality Triumph
On Tuesday, the global fight for Net Neutrality took leapt forward again. On Tuesday, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) published guidelines ensuring that the region’s internet users receive strong protections for open an...
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Democrats, Republicans and the Internet
Reading between the lines of the party platforms Party platforms are the wallflowers of the four-day infomercials we’ve come to know as national conventions. During the run-up to these events, partisan functionaries and delegates pore over drafts and tweak ...
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Still Waiting for America's First Tech President
Originally published at The Guardian As Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have shown, any candidate hoping to connect with voters in the 2016 election can’t do so without a strong online presence. But embracing the internet as an organizing t...
Originally published at The Guardian As Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have shown, any candidate hoping to connect with voters in the 2016 election can’t do so without a strong online presence. But embraci...
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Why Cable Mergers Are Bad News for the Internet
I’m going to let you in on a little secret about the Internet: Big cable companies hate it. That’s a bad thing because big cable companies are the on-ramps to the wired world for most Americans. And big cable companies are getting even bigger. Just last wee...
I’m going to let you in on a little secret about the Internet: Big cable companies hate it. That’s a bad thing because big cable companies are the on-ramps to the wired world for most Americans. And big cable companies are ge...
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One Year Later: Hanging Tough for Net Neutrality
Originally published by BillMoyers.com At the conclusion of the FCC's historic vote. Feb. 26, 2016 (photo: Timothy Karr) A year ago, on February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission voted to restore real Net Neutrality protections for Internet us...
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Donald Trump Doubles Down on Internet Ignorance
Following Sen. Ted Cruz’s lead on tech policy is never a good idea. Hello, internet? Donald Trump wants to make the internet great again. Problem is, the GOP nominee doesn’t know enough about the internet to understand what, if anything, that means. On Wedn...
Following Sen. Ted Cruz’s lead on tech policy is never a good idea. Hello, internet? Donald Trump wants to make the internet great again. Problem is, the GOP nominee doesn’t know enough about the internet to understand what, ...
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Black Lives and the Facebook Censor
Originally published at The Root Earlier this month, Baltimore County police tried to serve a black mother with an arrest warrant for failing to appear in court for a traffic violation. But the picture many saw told only one side of the story. Police killed...
Originally published at The Root Earlier this month, Baltimore County police tried to serve a black mother with an arrest warrant for failing to appear in court for a traffic violation. But the picture many saw told only on...
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Is winning net neutrality enough to save the internet?
Originally published in the Seattle Times Net neutrality advocates can add last week’s court decision to a recent string of victories on behalf of everyday internet users. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected the latest broadband-industry...
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Lightning Filmed at 7,000 Frames Per Secomd

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If Presidential Candidates love the Internet, They Must Set It Free
What has the Internet done for presidential candidates lately? All the presidential candidates se the Internet as a tool for their campaigns. But some would like to see it restricted. See the 2016 Internet Voter Guide . In a  recent  Nation  article , civic...
What has the Internet done for presidential candidates lately? All the presidential candidates se the Internet as a tool for their campaigns. But some would like to see it restricted. See the 2016 Internet Voter Guide. In a ...
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Journalists Can Save Themselves by Advocating for Their Sources
A free press requires everyone to help protect the flow of information The Obama administration’s ongoing crusade against government whistleblowers — which culminated last year in the imprisonment of CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling — has reignited a debate ove...
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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/
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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 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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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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