Who runs this?

New_ Public started when co-directors Talia Stroud and Eli Pariser asked themselves what thriving publics need from digital spaces.

Editor-in-Chief: Marina Garcia-Vasquez

Founding Contributing Editors: Aleks Krotoski, Astra Taylor, Caroline Sinders, Dipayan Ghosh, Douglas Rushkoff, Malkia Devich-Cyril, Kamal Sinclair, Margarita Noriega, Meredith Clark, Sara Hendren, Vanessa Mason.

What is New_ Public?

New_ Public is a place for thinkers, builders, designers, and technologists like you to meet, share inspiration, and make better digital public spaces. It’s a newsletter, magazine, and community wrapped together. This is the newsletter!

We’ll be in your inbox every week with nuanced, thoughtful takes on what the future of digital public spaces might look like and fresh new ideas about how to get there. We’ll also break down the week’s digital public space news so that you don’t have to, and make sure you’re the first to know about new research, projects, and events from the Civic Signals team.

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