Ethan Zuckerman

Ethan Zuckerman is Director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT and Associate Professor of the Practice at MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on the use of media as a tool for social change, the role of technology in international development, and the use of new media technologies by activists. A forceful advocate in the fight against censorship and for free expression online, Zuckerman co-founded the international blogging community Global Voices, which serves as a platform for citizen media from and in more than 150 nations. He is the author of Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection (W.W. Norton, 2013).