Ingrid Brodnig

columnist Profil

Ingrid Brodnig is an Austrian author and digital expert. In 2017 she published her third book Lügen im Netz (English translation: Lies on the Internet) about misinformation and manipulation online. In 2016 she wrote her second book Hass im Netz (English translation: Hate on the Internet) about online abuse and how to fight it. In 2017 she was named Austria's Digital Champion for the European Commission, an honorary position to promote digital skills within Europe. She works as a columnist for the Austrian news magazine Profil and has received several awards, e.g. the Bruno Kreisky Sonderpreis for political books and the EU Young Journalist Award. Her current work focuses on public debate online and how digital platforms are shaping it.

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