Liliana Bounegru is a new media, digital methods and digital journalism researcher and a postdoctoral research fellow with the Computational Propaganda Project and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. She is part of the Misinformation, Science and Media initiative that investigates the impact of misinformation campaigns online on the public understanding of techno-scientific issues. She is also a researcher at the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam), where she previously acted as a Managing Director. She is also a co-founder of the Public Data Lab, and a research associate at the Sciences Po Paris media lab.
Her research interests include digital media, digital culture, digital journalism, inventive methods for new media research, digital methods, infrastructure studies, platform studies, issue mapping and controversy mapping. Her work has been published in New Media & Society, Big Data & Society, Visual Communication and Digital Journalism. She is co-editor of The Data Journalism Handbook (O’Reilly Media, 2012; University of Amsterdam Press, 2019), translated into dozens of languages, and co-investigator of A Field Guide to Fake News and Other Information Disorders, a multi-institutional research collaboration to trace the circulation of political misinformation, junk news and memes online (also available in Japanese).