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.


  • Tom-Wheeler-FCC

    What Is Tom Wheeler Waiting For?

    November 19, 2014
    Earlier this month, President Obama added his voice to the nearly 4 million people who have urged the FCC to preserve the open Internet and protect free speech online. Is any of this getting through to Chairman Tom Wheeler?
  • Randall-Stephenson

    Calling AT&T's Broadband Bluff

    November 12, 2014
    On Wednesday, AT&T threatened to push pause on its alleged commitment to bring fiber connections to 100 U.S. cities. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the company can’t move ahead on this project until the FCC decides whether it’s going to protect Net Neutrality.
  • Verizon's Latest Censorship Plan Follows a Familiar Pattern

    October 29, 2014
    Verizon is attempting to buy its way into the news cycle by creating a tech-news site. But there’s a twist: SugarString.com will ban reporters from writing any stories about Net Neutrality or U.S. surveillance programs.

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