Naiara Bellio

Former Fellow Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

Naiara is a journalist specializing in technology and digital rights. She coordinated the technology section of the fact-checking website Maldita.es for three years, where she dealt with disinformation phenomena related to people's digital lives. She has also worked for Agencia EFE in Madrid and Argentina and for elDiario.es. As an AlgorithmWatch fellow, she focused on investigating the indiscriminate use of ADM systems by authorities and especially their use by Spanish administration institutions.

Pierluigi Bizzini

Former Fellow Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

Pierluigi is a freelance journalist and editor. He covers social issues in Mediterranean countries. He’s one of the co-authors of Bagliore (Il Saggiatore, 2020) and editor at The Syllabus, a knowledge curation platform, and Alea, an independent anthropology magazine. With a background in computer science, he has always been interested in the social implications of automated systems, especially those that impact and harm the rights of migrants, minorities, and the poorest.

Nathalie Koubayová

Former Fellow Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

Nathalie is a PhD student with an academic interest in chatbots. She holds a research master’s degree in Communication Science from the University of Amsterdam. Her current research revolves around users’ responses to different framings of disclosure of customer care chatbots’ identity. During her fellowship at AlgorithmWatch, she looked into the use of chatbots in mental health, automatic fact-checking, and the digitization of the agricultural sector.

Jennifer Krueckeberg

Former Fellow Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

Jennifer has recently completed an EU-funded PhD in anthropology in which she explored how digital media affect young people’s personal memory practices. Before embarking on her PhD, she worked as Lead Researcher at a London-based non-profit organization researching facial recognition, data exploitation, and surveillance in schools. As part of her fellowship, Jennifer investigated the impacts of algorithms on education, surveillance, and people’s everyday lives.

Kave Noori

Former Fellow Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

Kave is a human rights lawyer, loves ethical technology, and knows a lot about data protection law. He works with organizations for people with disabilities and writes articles for the Swedish Data Protection Forum. His fellowship project was to study deaf and hard-of-hearing people's views on “robot interpreters” and the ethical concerns that come with using them. He also wrote about why social sciences should be part of technical education.

Sonja Peteranderl

Former Fellow Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

Sonja is a journalist and the founder of BuzzingCities Lab, a think tank focusing on urban violence and technology. She was an editor for DER SPIEGEL and WIRED Germany and a freelance foreign correspondent. During her fellowship, she investigated algorithmic systems in policing/security, the impact of AI on the visibility of marginalized communities, and the role of automated systems in the context of gender-based violence.

Mathilde Saliou

Fellow Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

Mathilde is a French journalist specialized in digital issues. A graduate of Sciences Po Paris, she has worked for The Guardian, RFI, 20 Minutes, Les Inrocks, Next INpact, and others. In 2023, she published the book Technoféminisme, comment le numérique aggrave les inégalités (Technofeminism, how digital technology is exacerbating inequalities) with the French publishing house Grasset.