Event Recap: “The Future of the Internet & Democracy” with Project Liberty Founder Frank McCourt and Journalist Maribel Perez Wadsworth

Frank McCourt, founder and executive chairman of Project Liberty, was the featured speaker at the Society of the Four Arts’ lecture series on January 24th in Palm Beach, Florida. During an event titled “The Future of the Internet & Democracy,” McCourt spoke with award-winning journalist and former president of Gannett Media Maribel Perez Wadsworth to […]

Event Recap: Project Liberty Founder Frank McCourt Discusses Future of the Internet & Democracy with Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibargüen

https://vimeo.comahttps://vimeo.com/776729600?embedded=true&source=video_title&owner=430486/235215203 Video courtesy of Knight Foundation’s INFORMED. Founder of Project Liberty Frank McCourt spoke at the Knight Foundation’s “Informed: Conversations on Democracy in the Digital Age” conference on November 30th. Informed brought together experts and leaders from media, academia, policy, business, and social impact to probe questions at the intersection of technology and democracy. During […]

Event Recap: “Remaking the Internet” with Project Liberty founder Frank McCourt at MIT’s EmTech Conference

Video courtesy of MIT Technology Review’s EmTech MIT Conference   Frank McCourt, civic entrepreneur and founder of Project Liberty, recently spoke at MIT’s annual EmTech Conference, which highlights and explores the world’s most exciting emerging technologies. On November 3rd, McCourt joined MIT Technology Review news editor Charlotte Jee for a keynote session titled “Remaking the Internet.” During their conversation, […]

Event Recap: Kara Swisher & Frank McCourt Discuss Tech, Democracy & the Future of the Internet

Project Liberty founder Frank McCourt joined renowned journalist Kara Swisher at Georgetown University on October 12th, 2022 for a candid discussion about technology, democracy, and ways to create a more equitable internet and healthier social media models. The event, entitled Move Fast and Fix Things, brought together hundreds of students, policy leaders, academics, and journalists. […]

Why the McCourt Institute

Friends, This is an incredibly important moment. At a time when our lives have increasingly moved online, technology is at the center of everything we do and shapes the future of our economy, our democracy, and our communication in the public square. If we don’t take action soon, the technology that held so much promise […]