Graduate Alumni Browser
Entry Year: 2004
Graduated: Spring 2010
Degree Program: PhD
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|Amoshaun Toft is a media activist and carpenter. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Institute for Social Ecology in 1999. Since then he has immersed himself in the world of community radio, independent media and radio journalism. Over the past 4 years he has produced radio stories for the nationally syndicated programs Free Speech Radio News, Democracy Now, Live Wire Independent News and Pacifica’s Peace Watch, as well as local community radio stations WGDR in Planfield VT, and KBCS in Bellevue WA. He started Radio.indymedia.org as a content distribution platform in spring of 2001 and has helped coordinate a number of national and international IMC-radio broadcasting projects, including the No-WTO broadcast in November 2001 and the World Economic Forum/World Social Forum/No-NATO broadcast in February 2002. Amoshaun has joined the MA program to explore the role of communication structures in democratic institutions. He hopes to combine his experience in independent media with his background in political science to research how new communication models can facilitate democratic change.|