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Media Releases

Media Releases

Media releases related to Markle's collaborative work are listed below in reverse-chronological order (most recent first).

New Website Provides Resources For Empowering Poor Communities-50 Million Americans Face Online Content Gap

June 5, 2002
WASHINGTON, DC—Citing original research indicating a persistent digital divide in content for low-income communities, The Children's ...
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Joanna McIntosh joins the Markle Foundation Policy for a Networked Society Program

April 1, 2002
NEW YORK, NY—Zoë Baird, President of the Markle Foundation today named Joanna McIntosh as a director of Markle's Policy for a ...

New Task Force Aims to Protect Nation with Better Information and Technology

March 6, 2002
NEW YORK, NY/WASHINGTON, DC—An independent, multi-sector task force to determine how information and technology can enhance national ...

Markle Foundation Names Joel L. Fleishman Chairman of the Board of Directors

March 5, 2002
NEW YORK, NY—Joel L. Fleishman, professor of Law and Public Policy Studies and director of the Sam and Ronnie Heyman Center for Ethics, ...

Global Public-Private Partnership Launches to Deliver Digital Opportunity for All

February 5, 2002
NEW YORK, NY—The Markle Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today kicked off the Global Digital Opportunity ...

Council Launches Nation's First Online Encyclopedia of Terrorism

January 24, 2002
NEW YORK, NY—The Council on Foreign Relations today launched a unique online encyclopedia of terrorism and America's response to give ...

Tom A. Bernstein and James I. Cash, Jr. Named to Markle Foundation Board of Directors

December 7, 2001
NEW YORK, NY—Zoë Baird, President of the Markle Foundation, announced today that Tom A. Bernstein, President of Chelsea Piers ...

Markle Foundation Names Peter Kerr Chief Communications Officer

October 29, 2001
NEW YORK, NY—Peter Kerr, a former New York Times correspondent and veteran communications executive has been named Chief Communications ...

International Study Calls for Democratic Elections, Public Participation in Internet Domain Names Management Group

August 31, 2001
NEW YORK, NY—The global body that coordinates the Internet's domain name system should open itself up to public participation by ...
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Information Technologies Can Create Social and Economic Progress in Developing Countries, Says Report

July 16, 2001
NEW YORK, NY—The Digital Opportunity Initiative—a collaboration between Accenture, the Markle Foundation and the United Nations ...