Speaker - Tom Glaisyer

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As a Knight Media Policy Fellow at New America, Tom Glaisyer coordinates the Media Policy Program at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative. Glaisyer's tracking and reporting on media policy initiatives at the federal level, and innovative efforts in local communities across the country is featured in the recommendations of the Knight Commission's recently published report, Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age.

Glaisyer's research pays particular attention to public media reform policies, efforts to increase independent reporting on issues of public interest, and initiatives to help citizens access and engage with high-quality information.

Glaisyer is a PhD candidate at Columbia University's School of Journalism where he has focused on the interplay between media and political processes and institutions. He holds a master's degree in International Affairs from Columbia University, and a bachelor's degree in Engineering and Economics from the University of Birmingham in England.

1 Program

Who Controls the Message? Content in a Digital Age

09.29.11 | 01:24:06 min | 0 comments