Nika Aleksejeva (LV)
Digital Forensics Researcher
Nika is a digital forensic researcher with DFRLab, a collaborative project between NATO Stratcom COE and Atlantinc Council. Her specific research interest is tracking and preventing spread of misinformation on digital engagement spaces, being it social media, online news, blogs or forums. She is also a passionate data storyteller and communicator.
Nika comes from a journalism background – her work involved writing on business topics and making data-driven stories about energetics, global economic trends and education. Prior to joining NATO Stratcom COE for three years she has been working at Infogr.am, a popular data visualization service.
Seeing the future in digital journalism, she continues to work and share the knowledge that helps to develop new communication forms. In her free time she works to empower Latvian journalists with data journalism skills by curating School of Data Latvian branch.