In the fast-paced world of the latest and greatest gadgets and trends, communities of color often get overlooked. But not here. We plug into the inter-relatedness of technology, policy, politics and how ALL communities access information– what we see on the internet, on television, in movies or read in newspapers and magazines.
Founder Tracie Powell (pictured here with a statue of her scribe hero, Alex Haley) writes about the media and media policy, specifically on issues regarding piracy, media ownership, diversity, government transparency and the business of journalism. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, she lives in Washington, DC. She writes regularly for the Columbia Journalism Review and The Washington Post and has also contributed to the Poynter Institute, NPR, and Publica, the first nonprofit investigative journalism center in Brazil.
Barry Cooper is managing editor and business strategist for AllDigitocracy. Cooper is the original brain behind BlackVoices.com, a platform that he launched under the umbrella of The Orlando Sentinel. BlackVoices was later sold to AOL and is now HuffPost BlackVoices. In addition to running the day-to-day operations of AllDigitocracy.org, Cooper provides business management expertise and oversees relationships with contractors.
Benét J. Wilson is editor-at-large and oversees development of the AllDigitocracy newsletter as well as hosts several of our webinars and Google Hangouts. She also oversees AllDigitocracy’s fellowships, internships, jobs and events listings.
Mary Trigiani is chief marketing officer. Trigiani advises AllDigitocracy on product development and marketing communications. She specializes in helping companies and creators tell their stories to build traction among users, customers and stakeholders. Trigiani also produces and edits funding proposals as well as promotional materials.
Malcolm Purdue is IT Analyst/Web Developer. Perdue handles all technical issues involving the website, including trouble-shooting and maintenance for AllDigitocracy.org.
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