Timothy Karr

Senior Director of Strategy

Timothy builds on Free Press’ grassroots and policy work to promote universal access to open networks and protect free speech everywhere. Before joining Free Press, Tim served as executive director of MediaChannel.org and as vice president of Globalvision New Media. He has also worked extensively as an editor, reporter and photojournalist for the Associated Press, Time, Inc., the New York Times and Australia Consolidated Press. Tim critiques, analyzes and reports on media and media policy for the Huffington Post and on his personal blog, MediaCitizen. When not wrangling with media, Tim is busy chauffeuring his two daughters to soccer matches across northern New Jersey. Follow him on Twitter @TimKarr.

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Recent Press Statements

In the News

  • The FCC's Ajit Pai Is Enabling Trump's Ministry of Truth

    Pacifica
    August 14, 2017

    Free Press' Tim Karr discusses how FCC Chairman Ajit Pai changed the ownership rules to allow the right-wing Sinclair Broadcast Group create a monopoly.

  • How to Keep the Fight for Net Neutrality Going

    Wired
    July 12, 2017

    Today's digital protest is an important effort to help preserve the Net Neutrality rules that help uphold a free and open internet. It's also not enough. Keeping the current rules on the books — or replacing them with new, enforceable rules from Congress — requires steady pressure, ongoing on public officials. Here's what you can do today and in the weeks, months and even years to come.

  • Net Neutrality Is About Much More Than the Internet

    The Nation
    July 12, 2017

    There is no question that the American people favor Net Neutrality. They are literally flooding the Federal Communications Commission with pleas for preservation of “the First Amendment of the internet.”

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