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.

Feature: Pakistanis Protests U.S. Drone Strikes | Xinhua News Agency

December 11, 2010

Data released by the New America Foundation, a US-based human rights group working in Pakistan, showed at least 32 senior al- Qaeda or Afghan Taliban or ...

Wikileaks Row: Why Amazon's Desertion Has Ominous Implications for Democracy | The Guardian (London)

December 11, 2010

Rebecca MacKinnon, a scholar who has written incisively about China's efforts to censor the net, wrote a sobering essay about this last week. ...

Gay Bashing at the Smithsonian | The New York Times

December 11, 2010

... Tell” are rarely called out for what they are — “bigotry disguised as prudence,” in the apt phrase of Slate's military affairs columnist, Fred Kaplan. ...

Chairman Paul Gets a Relatively Warm Media Reception | The New American

December 11, 2010

Among them is Megan McArdle, a libertarian blogger and economics editor of the Atlantic, who claimed that while Paul “cares passionately about monetary ...

Wikileaks Backlash: The First Global Cyber War has Begun, Claim Hackers | The Guardian (London)

December 11, 2010

Evgeny Morozov, author of The Net Delusion, a book which argues the internet has failed to democraticise the world successfully, believes the attacks are ...

Deal on Tax Cuts Like Candy: Good and Bad | Gannett News Service

December 11, 2010

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget was more critical. "The lack of offsets is particularly galling in light of last week's fiscal commission ...

Groups Say U.S. FCC Proposal Not Real Net Neutrality | Reuters

December 10, 2010

... Genachowski's draft proposal be fixed immediately," Sascha Meinrath, director of New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative, said on Friday. ...

Is Wikileaks the Beginning of a New Form of Media? | GigaOM

December 10, 2010

As political analyst Evgeny Morozov notes in a piece written for the New York Times, and in a summary of that piece on his blog at Foreign Policy magazine, ...

Administration Will Keep Pushing for Mideast Deal | The Washington Post

December 10, 2010

... conversations,' about real things rather than just a fallback," said Daniel Levy, a former Israeli peace negotiator now at the New America Foundation. ...

From Hobby to Industry | The New York Times

December 10, 2010

... But regulators soon allowed many of the company’s parts to merge back together. This consolidation, Tim Wu argues in “The Master Switch,” probably allowed the Bush administration to conduct its wiretapping program in secret for so long. ...

U.S. to Push on Core Mideast Peace Issues - Clinton | Reuters

December 10, 2010

Daniel Levy, co-director of the Middle East Task Force at thee New America Foundation think tank, said Clinton's speech broke little substantive new ground ...

Pakistanis Protest Civilian Deaths in U.S. Drone Attacks | McClatchy Newspapers

December 10, 2010

There was another drone strike Friday, adding to the 107 already recorded this year, according to a tally by the New America Foundation, an independent ...

Hillary Clinton Signals Failure Of Direct Talks On Mideast Peace | Washington Post

December 10, 2010

... "They are doing what might have been wise much earlier - that is making indirect talks 'substantive two-way conversations,' about real things rather than just a fallback," said Daniel Levy, a former Israeli peace negotiator now at the New America Foundation. ...

Wikileaks and the Internet's Long War | The Washington Post

December 10, 2010

In his recent book "The Master Switch," Columbia law professor Tim Wu makes the case that the Internet, on its most basic level, is just like any other ...

Anonymous Explains Self Amid Wikileaks Drama | CNET

December 10, 2010

"As blogger and academic Evgeny Morozov put it, a legitimate expression of dissent." Anonymous has launched a slew of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) ...

Why Ron Paul's Newfound Power Both Pleases and Worries Libertarians. | Slate

December 10, 2010

"Republicans stashed him in this job because they don't want him making more important decisions," said Megan McArdle, a prominent libertarian blogger and ...

Time to Get the Feds Involved in 'Net Peering and Transit Ruckus? | Ars Technica

December 10, 2010

That's the contention of a new letter from New America Foundation, Media Access Project, and Free Press. The DC-based groups argue that the secrecy around such key network interconnection deals is bad for the Internet— ...

The Great Squid Hunt: On Matt Taibbi | The Nation.

December 9, 2010

... Atlantic business and economics editor Megan McArdle's earlier, airy dismissal of Taibbi's reporting on Goldman's hand in the interest-rate markets ...

State of Collapse | California Northern Magazine

December 9, 2010

... and California Crackup: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It, written by Joe Mathews and Mark Paul. Both books explain why the state's problems are systemic, and how the current system can be fixed to allow Californians to address the economic, environmental, and social problems that challenge them. ...

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How Washington Runs its War on Pakistan | Salon

December 9, 2010

In the six years that drone strikes have been used in the fight against Pakistan, researchers at the New America Foundation estimate that between 1283 and ...

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