April Glaser is a senior internet policy research fellow at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center with the Technology and Social Change Project led by Dr. Joan Donovan. Prior to Harvard, April was an investigative journalist, most recently with NBC News where she reported on the technology industry and tech policy. Her reporting focused on labor in Silicon Valley, digital surveillance, online harassment and consumer harms. April also worked as journalist and columnist at Slate, Recode and Wired. Before journalism, April was at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. There she led the organization’s grassroots outreach and strategy on the campaign to pass network neutrality rules. She also worked at Prometheus Radio Project to help pass the Local Community Radio Act, which marked the largest expansion of community radio in U.S. history. April has written extensively about the history of social networks, technology policy, internet infrastructure and online harassment and is the co-founder of a community radio station in Nashville, Tennessee. She is currently based in Oakland, California.
April Glaser served as an External Evaluator for the 2022 Just Tech Fellowship.