Senior Researcher and Teaching Associate at the Institute of Journalism and Media Research, University of Zurich
Dr. Edda Humprecht is a Senior Research and Teaching Associate at the Institute of Journalism and Media Research at the University of Zurich and is currently leading a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation on resilience to online disinformation in a comparative perspective. She specializes in international comparative research on digital journalism and digital political communication and focuses on topics such as online disinformation, news user comments and hate speech, fact-checking and journalism, and the digital transformation of media systems. She is a member of the Digital Society Initiative at the University of Zurich and has been (co-) principal investigator of projects on online news performance and automation in journalism. Her work has won numerous awards and been published in the field’s leading journals. She speaks and writes regularly about her research in the news media and appears at public events.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Environment & Sustainability