Eli Pariser

he/him
Co-Director
Eli Pariser wearing a black shirt in front of a grey background smiling softly
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Andrew Kim

Eli Pariser is co-founder and co-director of New_ Public, a community and experimentation hub for digital public spaces. He’s been an author, activist, and entrepreneur focused on how to make technology and media serve democracy. In 2004, at 23, he became Executive Director of MoveOn.org, where he helped pioneer the practice of online citizen engagement. In 2006, he co-founded Avaaz, now the world’s largest citizen’s organization. His bestselling 2011 book The Filter Bubble introduced the term to the lexicon. And Upworthy, the media startup he co-founded in 2012, reached hundreds of millions of visitors with civically important content. With Deepti Doshi, he currently co-directs New_ Public, a nonprofit R&D lab bringing together community entrepreneurs, researchers, engineers, and designers to envision, architect and scale digital public spaces.

 

Sessions

Strengthening European Media and the Public Sphere

Norbert Himmler, Eli Pariser, Jean-Paul Philippot, Catherine Tait, Jana Pareigis

Summary
Our conversations online are dominated by US tech companies whose rules and algorithms are intransparent. The panel discusses how cooperation within the Public Spaces Incubator may help to face the US platforms' competition in civic discourse respecting of Public Service Media's rules and values.
Common good
Journalism
Platforms
Civil Society
Stage 2
Panel
English
Live Übersetzung
Conference