David Hoffman

David  Hoffman
Hoffman, David: - An American author, political commentator, and media activist, David Hoffman is the Founder and President Emeritus of Internews, the largest global non-profit organization supporting independent media and access to quality information in more than 100 countries. Wired Magazine called Hoffman the nonprofit Ted Turner. He is also the Chairman Emeritus of the Global Forum for Media Development, a cross-sector initiative of more than 500 leading media assistance organizations from 100 countries that he spearheaded. He wrote the book Citizens Rising: Independent Journalism and the Spread of Democracy (2013) to tell the stories of the media development field and the activists who are playing a decisive role in political affairs across the globe. Hoffman has written widely about media and democracy, the Internet, and the importance of supporting pluralistic, local media around the world. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Read More chevron_right