Thomas Poell University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Thomas Poell is Assistant Professor of New Media & Digital Culture and Program Director of the Research Master Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He has published widely on social media and popular protest, as well as on the role of these media in the development of new forms of journalism. His next book, co-authored with José van Dijck and Martijn de Waal, will be titled The Platform Society. Public values in a connective world.