Nicholas Diakopoulos

Northwestern University

Nicholas Diakopoulos is an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies and Computer Science (by courtesy) at Northwestern University where he is Director of the Computational Journalism Lab.

He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech where he was involved in the early development of the field of Computational Journalism. His research is in computational and data journalism with active projects on algorithmic accountability and transparency, automation and algorithms in news production, and social media in news contexts. He is author of the book Automating the News: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Media (2019, Harvard University Press).

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