Ethan Zuckerman

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Ethan Zuckerman is an associate professor of public policy, communication and information at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He's founder of the Institute for Digital Public Infrastructure, a research group that is studying and building alternatives to the existing commercial internet. He's the author of two books: Mistrust: Why Losing Faith in Institutions Provides the Tools to Transform Them and Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection, both published through W.W. Norton. He’s the co-founder of global blogging community Global Voices, and he works with social change nonprofit organizations around the world. He’s an alumnus of the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard, the MIT Media Lab and Comparative Media Studies at MIT, Geekcorps, and Tripod. (2022)