Media Studies

Geoffrey King

Lecturer, B.A. UC Berkeley, J.D., Stanford Law School

A constitutional lawyer by training, from 2013-2016 Professor King led the technology policy and advocacy program at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide. Based in San Francisco, he protects the rights of journalists through advocacy, public education, and engagement with policymakers across the globe.

Research Interests:
Freedoms of speech, press, petition and assembly; citizen journalism; Internet policy; privacy; technology; online surveillance and censorship; open government

Geoffrey King has taught MS 104D: Privacy in the Digital Age since Fall 2011.


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