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New America in the News: 2010

New America staff and fellows appear regularly on radio and television, and are frequently quoted in media outlets of all types. A selection of that coverage is available below.

Schwarzenegger's Legacy: Green Laws and Red Ink | San Jose Mercury News

December 26, 2010

He tried everything," said Joe Mathews, author of "The People's Machine: Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Rise of Blockbuster Democracy. ...

Is This the Beginning of the End for the Open Internet? | The Guardian (London)

December 25, 2010

Until I read Tim Wu's new book – The Master Switch: the Rise and Fall of Information Empires (Knopf, 2010) – I might have agreed with them. ...

Son of Notorious Insurgent Leader is Arrested | CNN

December 24, 2010

A report published earlier this year by the New America Foundation think tank calls the Pakistani agency of North Waziristan "the most important springboard ...

Obama's Other 'Surge': U.S. Drone War in Pakistan | Agence France Presse

December 24, 2010

... in 2009 and more than the total number of raids conducted in the previous six years, according to a tally by the independent New America Foundation. ...

Spin Cycle: On Tim Wu and Kevin Kelly | The Nation

December 22, 2010

According to Tim Wu, David Sarnoff, founder of NBC, liked to spin "vainglorious tales for reporters and historians," not unlike "the ancient Chinese ...

New START Heads for Ratification Vote | Council On Foreign Relations

December 22, 2010

In a New York Times blog, Robert Wright looks at why there is divergence between the Republican Party's foreign policy brain trust (including the six living ...

For CIA Drone Warriors, The Future is Death | Asia Times

December 22, 2010

Tough guys of the "real men go to Tehran" type say this is for sissies (the New America Foundation says around a third of drone deaths are civilians, ...

Reaching The Pinnacle: Truly Open Web Services and Clouds | O'Reilly Radar

December 22, 2010

Sascha Meinrath, a wireless networking expert, would like to see programs run both on local devices and in the cloud. Each program could exploit the speed ...

FCC Passes Compromise Net Neutrality Rules | Wired

December 22, 2010

... “Despite promising to fulfill President Obama’s campaign promise of enacting network neutrality rules to protect an open Internet, the FCC has instead prioritized the profits of corporations like AT&T over those of the general public, internet entrepreneurs and local businesses across the country,” said Sascha Meinrath, director of the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative. ...

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Turkey's Antidote for the Arab World, Part 1 | Palestine Note

December 22, 2010

Palestine Note Senior Editor Amjad Atallah spoke at the Insight Turkey Annual Conference Debating New Turkey earl

Who'll Really Benefit from Net Neutrality Regulation? | CBS News

December 21, 2010

As Tim Wu, the man who coined the term "Net neutrality," notes in his new book, The Master Switch: "Again and again in the histories I have recounted, ...

FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Make Nobody Happy | Colorlines Magazine

December 21, 2010

... based on how much data consumers use each month—a move that's already supported by people like Tim Wu, the guy who coined the term “net neutrality. ...

Why Everyone Hates New Net Neutrality Rules—Even NN Supporters | Ars Technica

December 21, 2010

... those of the general public, Internet entrepreneurs, and local businesses across the country," thundered Sascha Meinrath of the New America Foundation. ...

Wikileaks Are Good But ... | The Sun Daily

December 21, 2010

As Slate columnist Fred Kaplan puts it: "So State Department cables instructed US diplomats, overseas and at the United Nations, to gather intelligence on ...

FCC Votes on 'Net Neutrality' Rules; Both Republicans, Democrats Dissatisfied | New York Daily News

December 21, 2010

... Sascha Meinrath of the New America Foundation was equally vehement - from the other side. "The FCC has prioritized the profits of corporations like AT&T over those of the general public," he declared, ...

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Net Neutrality Rules Could Still Allow for Advantages | Marketplace

December 21, 2010


 

Wrong, says Tim Wu. The man who coined the term "net neutrality" says history is full of instructive examples of technology, innovation and regulation. ...

FCC Poised to Vote on Net Neutrality | KPCC - Southern California

December 21, 2010


Supporters of strict Net Neutrality, such as Sascha Meinrath, director of New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative, support a full ban on ...

The Net Neutrality Coup | The Wall Street Journal

December 21, 2010

But the report cited research from liberal groups such as Free Press, Public Knowledge, Pew and the New America Foundation more than 50 times. ...

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Come Back? | Slate

December 20, 2010

Fred Kaplan called out John McCain for his stubborn refusal to support the repeal of DADT. Aside from special permission to reenlist, fired gay soldiers ...

Wikileaks Poses Legal Challenges for U.S. Prosecutors | Voice Of America

December 20, 2010

Rebecca MacKinnon, a senior fellow at Washington's public policy group the New America Foundation, says such behavior resembles the protective ...

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