Mary Fitzgerald is a former editor-in-chief of openDemocracy. She is now director of expression at the Open Society Foundation, leading on global work to support journalism and tackle disinformation. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, New York Times, New York Review of Books, Prospect and elsewhere. She has previously worked at Avaaz, the global campaigning organisation, and as a senior editor of Prospect magazine. She has served as a trustee for the human rights charity Reprieve, and on the editorial code committee of Impress, the UK press regulator.
Is capitalism destroying feminism? An interview with Dawn Foster
Many assume that women, at the top, will act in the best interests of their gender. Nobody asks if people like...
We’ve moved forward since 9/11
'A lot more people are aware that the decisions made by policymakers, the positions taken by the media in the wake...
Published in: oDRMedia responsibility in the age of terror
Professor Katrin Nyman-Metcalf, and journalists Rita Chinyoka and Nadezhda Azhgikhina discuss feeding terror, hate...
Playing with people’s emotions
'Every time the western media decides what to air, and who to call a terrorist, they generate a lot of debate in our...
After Paris, be careful what you ask for: an interview with Thomas Drake
NSA whistleblower Drake wanted to defend the US constitution. So they prosecuted him under the Espionage Act.
We could have stopped the Paris attacks
William Binney and Kirk Wiebe worked at the NSA for decades, before blowing the whistle on mass surveillance. They...