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.


Recent Press Statements

In the News

  • Facebook Plans to Extend Free Basics Internet Service to Americans

    The Guardian
    October 13, 2016

    The tech company’s program, which has been criticized for obstructing Net Neutrality, would allow third parties to provide scaled-down content and services.

  • Advocates Hail Europe's Net Neutrality Guidelines

    The Hill
    August 31, 2016

    “Internet users have fought and won Net Neutrality protections in India, South America and the United States,” said Timothy Karr, the senior director of strategy for advocacy group Free Press. “Europe’s decision today — heeding the advice of internet users who favor robust safeguards for the open internet — is an essential part of this global push to advance the online rights of everyone.”

  • Internet Access Is a Human Right

    The Guardian
    August 10, 2016

    The United Nations recently resolved that access to the internet is a basic human right. While this decision may seem straightforward, given the complex nature of human rights law, the resolution is far from simple.

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