About
448
page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-448,bridge-core-1.0.5,qode-news-2.0.2,,qode-title-hidden,footer_responsive_adv,hide_top_bar_on_mobile_header,qode-child-theme-ver-1.1.4,qode-theme-ver-21.0,qode-theme-bridge,qode_header_in_grid,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.5.0,vc_responsive
FOSTERING FREE AND CRITICAL
MEDIA PRACTICE AND SCHOLARSHIP

We are in uncharted waters. Political intimidation threatens media practitioners worldwide, and disinformation campaigns destabilize public trust. The Center for Media at Risk offers the chance to strategize in response to threatening political conditions. Knowing how media practitioners work under authoritarian regimes and circumstances of creeping authoritarianism can help free/defend/empower/protect/save the media.

Goals
People

Barbie Zelizer
Director

Emily Plowman
Center Coordinator

Joanna Birkner
Administrative Assistant

Claire Wardle
Visiting Scholar

Perry B. Johnson
Postdoctoral Fellow

Chaz Barracks
Postdoctoral Fellow

CENTER STEERING COMMITTEE

Muira McCammon

Roopa Vasudevan

Florence Madenga

Adetobi Moses

Megan Genovese

Sophie Maddocks

Louisa Lincoln

Farrah Rahaman

Azsaneé Truss

Jeanna Sybert

Liz Hallgren

Activities
  • VISITORS

    Resident media practitioners, scholars, researchers and students collaborate to disrupt the impact of political intimidation on the media.

  • PROGRAMMING

    Public lectures, symposia, exhibits, workshops and colloquia provide in-depth discussions of media practices and practitioners under threat.

  • RESEARCH

    Projects, podcasts, studies, overviews and reports probe under-examined aspects of media at risk and highlight their patterning worldwide.

Affiliates
Contact