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Ethan Zuckerman

American,  Activist
Total Quotes : 26
First Step Cultural Across

A common language is a first step towards communication across cultural boundaries.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Big Always Editorial

Curators are great, but they're inherently biased. Curators are always making an editorial decision. Those biases have really big implications.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Imagine May Becoming

I can imagine Iceland becoming a good place to run a controversial Web site. But... Iceland may find itself forced to defend controversial speech.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Lucky Some Idea

Engineering serendipity is this idea that we can help people come across unexpected but helpful connections at a better than random rate. And in some ways it's based on trying to reassess this notion of serendipitous as lucky - to think of serendipitous as smart.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Media World Arab World

The U.S. media have done a shameful job of reporting on the Arab world.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Forget Google Really

Google doesn't really forget.

- Ethan Zuckerman

New People New Discover

It's fine to have social media that connects us with old friends, but we need tools that help us discover new people as well.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Pay Attention Pay About

People generally pay attention to what they already know about and what they care about.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Quite Lot Read

I can read a lot of French newspapers with Google Translate and have them read quite comfortably.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Need Simplest Narratives

If we need simple narratives so people can amplify and spread them, are we forced to engage only with the simplest of problems?

- Ethan Zuckerman

New Standards Traditional

The Internet challenges traditional ways of distributing and processing information and so encourages new standards and behavior.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Thought Once Could

The Internet has not become the great leveller that it was once thought it could be.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Growing Average Stories

When I was growing up in the U.S. in the 1970s, 35-40% of an average nightly newscast focused on international stories.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Thought Twitter Before

On Twitter, if you want to quote someone else, you say, 'RT, re-tweet, that person's name, and then what they said before.' And it's a way of essentially saying, 'I'm not saying this, but my friend said this and I thought this was interesting.'

- Ethan Zuckerman

Thoughtful Deal Benefits

The benefits and consequences of globalization have a great deal to do with whether we're intelligent and thoughtful about how we approach globalization, or whether we're blindly accepting... or blindly resistant.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Politics Republicans Use

If I use Facebook to stay in touch with my high school friends who are church-going Republicans, I may be getting more ideological diversity than in hanging out with secular progressives on the World Politics sub-reddit.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Web Market Global Market

There's no locality on the web - every market is a global market.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Gun Media Shooting

Moments of crisis, like the shooting in Newtown, tend to produce brief spikes of popular interest in gun control. My research on media attention suggests these spikes are extremely short-lived, and that they may be decreasing in intensity.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Hide Going Online

Teenagers try to hide what's really going on in their communication online.

- Ethan Zuckerman

Pretending Some Distinct

The Internet has become a bunch of interlinked but linguistically distinct and culturally specific spaces. There's some interface between them, but there's a lot less than there was years back when we were sort of pretending that this was one great global space.

- Ethan Zuckerman