Jochen Spangenberg

Jochen Spangenberg is Deputy Head of Research and Cooperation Projects at Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle. The topical focus of his work over the past decade has been on social newsgathering, analysis, and verification of digital content, and relating all these to news reporting. He led the research projects REVEAL, InVID, and WeVerify for DW. He is DW’s product lead for Truly Media, a collaborative verification platform. Jochen lectures at the Free University Berlin in Media & Communication Sciences, is on the Advisory Board of EDMO (European Digital Media Observatory) and serves as Chairman of the CEDMO Advisory Board. He is the author of the book The BBC in Transition and a number of articles, papers and book chapters. Jochen supports Lie Detectors in its quest to bring media literacy into classrooms and raise awareness among young people on (news) media issues.

Twitter: @jospang , @WeVerify