Roosevelt House is proud to present a conversation on technology and media's impact on the political landscape, and how they're shaping the 2012 Election. Featuring:
Andrew Rasiej, Founder of Personal Democracy Media, which produces Personal Democracy Forum and other events about how the intersection of technology, politics, and civil society is empowering new levels of citizen engagement. Among its offerings are TechPresident an award winning blog and Personal Democracy Forum, an annual conference held in New York City in June. He is also the Founder a not for profit organization called MOUSE.org focused on 21st century public education, Co-Founder of Mideastwire.com, and serves as Senior Technology Advisor to the Sunlight Foundation a Washington DC focused on using technology to help make government more transparent.. Andrew coined such terms as: We-Government, Voter-Generated Content, and Videracy, to help describe the expanding digitally connected world we all now live in.
Andrew Lund, filmmaker, entertainment lawyer and Associate Professor and Director of the Integrated Media Arts MFA Program at Hunter College. His recent films Brief Reunion and My Last Day Without You won awards at the 2011 UFVA conference and 2011 Brooklyn International Film Festival, respectively. Andrew is the Executive Producer of nine feature films and has directed five short films. Andrew founded and curates CinemaTalksand created the Short Film Repository.