Ellery Roberts Biddle

I am the advocacy director at Global Voices and a long-time member of the Global Voices community. My job is to support our community’s efforts to report and advocate on internet censorship and surveillance around the world. I am originally from Philadelphia, US and have lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Havana, Cuba.

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Latest posts by Ellery Roberts Biddle

August 23, 2018

What we do & how we do it: two issues for discussion by the Community Council

A more detailed exploration of two of the four questions to be tackled by the Community Council.

August 17, 2018

Eight GV community leaders who can help you get connected with the Council

Meet our Community Connectors for the upcoming Consultation on the future of Global Voices.

July 30, 2018

Be the change you want to see in Global Voices — join the Community Council!

We’re forming a Community Council to deliberate the big questions facing GV. You can apply to join today!

February 27, 2018

Editorial Goals 2018: Blogger Arrested! Tweep Censored! Building Templates for Standard Advox Posts

I plan to build a set of story templates that will make it easier for GVers to write stories about incidents affecting a person’s right to speak out online.

February 6, 2017

Whose Voices Count When it Comes to Internet Governance? We Tried to Find Out in Guadalajara.

Ellery and Gohary represented Global Voices at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico. Here are some highlights from the event.

December 30, 2015

Which Countries Do We Cover Most? Advox Stories From 2012-2015

One key goal that Hisham and I set for ourselves in 2013 was to diversify coverage on Advox. Check out these maps and see how we've done!

June 23, 2015

From Cuba to Philadelphia to Cebu: Reflections on Advox and the GV Family

What do Advox and a Cebu pizza party have in common? More than you might think.

April 9, 2015

Vagina Art, Penis Pictures, and the Internet: How Do We Handle Sex and Nudity on GV?

Are there limitations to the type of art we're willing to publish on Global Voices?