Timothy Karr

Senior Director of Strategy

Timothy builds on Free Press' grassroots and policy work to advance the organization's strategic goals and reach new communities. Before joining Free Press, Tim served as executive director of MediaChannel.org and 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.

Blog Posts

Recent Press Statements

In the News

  • What Would an Alternative Online Economy Look Like?

    KALW-FM
    March 13, 2014

    In the first half of 2013, Internet ad revenue reached $20 Billion dollars. What are the economic drivers of the digital world? Who is benefiting from revenues generated online? And what are the alternatives?

  • Why You Should Fear Big Bad Cable

    OtherWords
    March 5, 2014

    Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable could leave millions of Americans stranded on the digital equivalent of a winding dirt road. 


  • Campaign Ad Cash Lures Buyers to Swing-State TV Stations

    New York Times
    July 8, 2013

    The increasingly expensive elections that play out across the country every two years are making stations look like a smart investment, with the revenue piling up each time a candidate says, “I approve this message.”

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