Mark Belinsky

Mark Belinsky
Brooklyn, New York, USA
July 12
Digital Democracy
Mark Belinsky has been working on interactive media projects for the past five years in addition to his work in the non-profit sector. His media projects extend from France, Israel and the Caucasus to South and Southeast Asia and the USA. Inspired by his parents’ escape from the Soviet Union, he traveled to post-Soviet countries to explore the roots of his own culture through film and photography. He is the founder and co-director of the non-profit Digital Democracy, based in New York City.


MAY 14, 2010 11:52AM

Chavez's Twitter Army: 200 deep

"Twitter is terrorism," Chavez loudly proclaimed in one of his famous radio addresses to the nation, as a bold response to Secretary Clinton's recent Internet Freedom speech. A few weeks later, and he is now a rising star on the very same platform, known as @chavezcandanga, ie Chavez the devil or… Read full post »

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AUGUST 15, 2008 11:08AM

The Weathermen in Burma

“You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan famously sang about the tumultuous times that were America’s 1960s. This quote comes to mind now as I look to the current tragedy happening in Burma after Cyclone Nargis’s devastation. In a country whose… Read full post »

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AUGUST 15, 2008 10:56AM

How the West was Lost: Stories from War Torn Georgia

"i hope i won't b dead by tomorrow :)" ended an emailed letter from my Georgian Keti in Tbilisi. Writing from her apartment overlooking Freedom Square in the heart of the country's capital on Monday, she detailed the chaos occurring outside her window and the sense of fear over an impending… Read full post »