Amy Kroin


Amy edits all Free Press and Free Press Action Fund communications. She also edits and monitors the Free Press and Save the Internet websites, coordinates and edits all blogs and helps create campaign, outreach and development materials. Amy has worked as a writer and editor for more than 15 years and her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post and Salon, among other outlets. Amy holds a B.A. in English from Vassar College and an M.F.A. in English from UMass Amherst. She loves hiking, writing, singing and proving to any and all contrarians that Mad Men is the best show of all time. Follow her on Twitter @AmyKroin.


  • That Box Your Cable Company Forces You to Rent

    May 20, 2016
    If you’re a pay-TV subscriber you’re probably shelling out hundreds of dollars a year for that little box your cable company forces you to rent. This is just one of the many ways in which cable companies have a lock on what we see — and don’t see — on our TV screens.
  • Charter Claims Merger Will Boost Competition. 22 Groups Say No, It Won't.

    March 22, 2016
    Charter just claimed that taking over Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks will — wait for it — increase competition. You know, the same way chain-smoking improves lung health.
  • One Comcast Is More Than Enough

    February 25, 2016
    Few companies inspire the degree of loathing Comcast elicits. But if Charter’s bid to take over Time Warner Cable is approved we’ll have not one but two Comcasts to contend with — because that’s just how enormous and dominant a post-merger Charter would be.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good