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Archived bio:

Persephone Miel is a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at The Harvard Law School where she directs the Media Re:public project, examining the impact of participatory journalism on the information environment.

Prior to joining Berkman, she spent more than 12 years with Internews Network, an international NGO supporting independent media around the world. She designed and managed a variety of projects to support the growth of non-state news media, including TV, radio, print and online outlets, in the former Soviet Union and participated in program design and development for Internews projects in other parts of the world.

Persephone lived in Moscow from 1992 to 1998. From 1993 to 1994 she was the host of an English-language morning news show there.

Projects & Tools

Media Re:public

Media Re:public is a research project that examines the current and potential impact of participatory news media.


Dec 18, 2008

Media Re:public: News and Information as Digital Media Come of Age

Overview paper, issues, case studies

A series of papers exploring the potential and the challenges of the emerging networked digital media environment.


Dec 3, 2008

Meeting the Demand for More Broadband

Yesterday, the New America Foundation and many others issued "A National Broadband Strategy Call to Action," which asks President-elect Obama and the next congress to make the…

Mar 18, 2008

Media Re:public Forum next week!

Berkman Fellow Persephone Miel reminds us that the Media Re:public Forum at USC Annenberg is a week away. Space is still available...


Jul 11, 2011 @ 5:00 PM

Cultivating New voices, Approaches, and Audiences for national -- and international -- reporting

in an era of global interconnectedness and shrinking news budgets

The Berkman Center will host a conversation about the challenges of reporting international stories to US and Global audiences. In an age of shrinking news budgets, American…

Sep 16, 2008 @ 1:30 PM

Blogging, Journalism and Reality

Persephone Miel, Berkman Fellow

Persephone Miel presented her work on the Media Re:public project.