Founder and Director
Center for International Media Ethics (CIME)
Melisande Middleton is Founder and Director of the Center for International Media Ethics (CIME), an organization that implements training, awareness and capacity building in professional media ethics. CIME launched in 2007 and now operates worldwide, currently spanning 96 countries. In addition to her work with CIME, Middleton is training to become a lawyer with Simmons & Simmons LLP, specialising in technology, media and telecommunications law. She also advises tech start-ups and is recently Co-Founder of Intrisis, an online service for comparing and identifying uses for technology. Middleton is an honours graduate of Stanford University and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), where she completed an MA/MPhil in International Affairs and Economics. In 2009, she was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford's Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy. In 2010, she coined the term “J-Ethinomics”.