Clara Jimenez Cruz

co-founder Maldita

Clara Jiménez Cruz is co-founder and head of, a Spanish non-profit news organization focused on stopping disinformation through fact-checking and data journalism. Maldita develops tech tools that enable citizens to make informed decisions and engages with its audience in innovative formats. Shortlisted twice for the European Press Prize, Maldita has been awarded the Jose Manuel Porquet Journalism Prize. Clara also collaborates with Onda Cero, Radio Nacional de España and Movistar+. Between 2013 and 2018 she was part of the El Objetivo, a primetime TV show on laSexta. She was appointed to the High Level Group against Disinformation by the European Commission in representation of and is currently a member of the International Fact-Checking Network Advisory Board. She was selected Ashoka Fellow 2019.


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