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.

Blogs

Recent Press Statements

In the News

  • FCC Chairman Warns Next Administration: Don't Go Backward

    CNN
    January 15, 2017

    "We are at a fork in the road. One path leads forward. The other leads back to re-litigating solutions that are demonstrably working," Tom Wheeler said in his final public speech as head of the FCC.

  • Why Marsha Blackburn's Rise Is Bad News for Net Neutrality and Science

    Motherboard
    January 10, 2017

    Big Telecom’s best friend in Congress just got a very big promotion.

    Rep. Marsha Blackburn, the arch-conservative Tennessee Republican who has received mountains of campaign cash from the telecom industry, has been chosen by the GOP to lead a key congressional subcommittee with broad jurisdiction over cable, phone and internet issues.

  • Net Neutrality Advocates Brace for Fight With Trump

    CNN
    December 2, 2016

    "The Trump administration is just the latest and perhaps most significant threat to come our way since the 2015 win," says Timothy Karr, senior director of strategy at Free Press, one of the groups behind the fight for Net Neutrality. "We're ready and united."

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