Minna Aslama Horowitz

Media Policy Fellow at the New America Foundation

Minna Aslama Horowitz is a media policy fellow at the New America Foundation, an assistant professor at St. John’s University and a research fellow at Fordham University and the University of Helsinki. She holds a PhD from the University of Helsinki and has taken part in several international research activities in the past decade. She currently conducts comparative work based on the Open Society Foundation's Mapping Digital Media project.

From 2008-2009, she served as the program officer for the Necessary Knowledge for a Democratic Public Sphere of the Social Science Research Council. Her recent research includes new conceptualizations of media audiences and the concept of participation in the Web 2.0 era, public service media and content diversity, and media policy flows in the globalizing media environment. In addition, she is especially interested in new forms of collaboration emerging in relation to the media justice and reform movements. In 2011, she and Philip Napoli edited a book on scholar-activist collaborations.

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