Charlie Beckett is a professor in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics. He is the founding director of Polis, the LSE’s international journalism institute.
He previously worked as a film-maker and programme editor at the BBC and ITN. He is the author of SuperMedia and WikiLeaks: News In The Networked Era. He blogs at http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
and is on Twitter as @charliebeckett