DAVID BOROMISZA-HABASHI is Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is the author of the book Speaking Hatefully: Culture, Communication, and Political Action in Hungary. His research focuses on the cultural foundations of public expression in and across speech communities.
JONATHAN CORPUS ONG is Associate Professor of Global Digital Media at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst. He is co–Editor-in-Chief of the 20-year-old media studies journal Television & New Media. His current research as Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center explores voter sentiments and the mediated political practices of diverse Asian American communities.
GABRIELE DE SETA is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bergen, where he is part of the Machine Vision in Everyday Life project funded by the European Research Council. His research work, grounded on ethnographic engagement across multiple sites, focuses on digital media practices and vernacular creativity in China.
IGINIO GAGLIARDONE is a media scholar researching the emergence of distinctive models of the information society in the Global South and Associate Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand. He is the author of The Politics of Technology in Africa; China, Africa, and the Future of the Internet; and Countering Online Hate Speech.
SAL HAGEN is a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam. He is currently researching online political subcultures through the lens of media studies and data analysis with the Open Intelligence Lab and the Digital Methods Initiative.
NELL HAYNES is an anthropologist who has worked at universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Chile. She is author of Social Media in Northern Chile (2016), coauthor of How the World Changed Social Media (2016), and coeditor of Professional Wrestling: Politics and Populism (2020).
PETER HERVIK is an anthropologist and migration scholar affiliated with the Free University of Copenhagen and the Network of Independent Scholars of Education. His publications include The Annoying Difference: The Emergence of Danish Neonationalism, Neoracism, and Populism in the Post-1989 World.
JONAS KAISER is Assistant Professor at Suffolk University, Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and Associate Researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society.
DAVID KATIAMBO is a lecturer at the Technical University of Kenya, Department of Journalism and Media Studies. His current research interests are the discourse theory aspects of extreme speech, agonistic nationalism, new media, and democracy in Africa.
MAX KRAMER is a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Anthropology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. He is the author of Mobilität und Zeugenschaft (Mobility and Testimony, 2019) on documentary practices and the Kashmir Conflict.
AMY C. MACK is a doctoral candidate at the University of Alberta. She researches European and Canadian ethnonationalist movements.
CAROLE MCGRANAHAN is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado. She is author of Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War (2010), coeditor of Imperial Formations (with Ann Laura Stoler and Peter Perdue, 2007) and Ethnographies of US Empire (with John Collins, 2018), and editor of Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment (2020).
INDAH S. PRATIDINA is Secretary of the International Undergraduate Program in Communication and lecturer at the Department of Communication, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Indonesia.
ERKAN SAKA is Associate Professor of Media and Journalism Studies and Chair at the Media Department, Istanbul Bilgi University. He is the author of Social Media and Politics in Turkey. A Journey through Citizen Journalism, Political Trolling, and Fake News (Lexington, 2019) and “Big Data and Gender-Biased Algorithms” in The International Encyclopedia of Gender, Media, and Communication (Wiley-Blackwell).
JÜRGEN SCHAFLECHNER is a research group leader at the Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universtät Berlin, and has had visiting appointments at Harvard, Princeton, Vienna, and Hebrew universities. His research and teaching include cultural and postcolonial theory, religious and ethnic minorities in Pakistan, and the role of documentary films in anthropological research. He has filmed, edited, and produced six ethnographic documentary films.
MARC TUTERS is Assistant Professor in the University of Amsterdam’s Media Studies faculty, where he teaches graduate courses on new media theory. As Director of the Open Intelligence Lab, his current research examines radical visual subcultures at the bottom of the Web and has been published in Cultural Politics and New Media & Society.
SAHANA UDUPA is Professor of Media Anthropology at LMU Munich, where she leads two multiyear projects on digital politics and artificial intelligence, funded by the European Research Council. She is author of Making News in Global India and coeditor (with S. McDowell) of Media as Politics in South Asia.