MANISHA GANGULY

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INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST | AUTOMATION EXPERT

Manisha works as an investigative journalist for BBC Arabic Digital Documentaries and BBC Newsnight, using mostly open-source techniques. Her most recent documentary, “War Crimes for Likes”, tracked how suspected war crimes by Libyan National Army soldiers are being shared on social media. It has been nominated for ‘Best Investigative Documentary 2019’ by the Association for International Broadcasting.

She is pursuing a PhD in the use of automation and AI in investigative journalism, funded by the Communication and Media Research Institute at the University of Westminster. She lectures at the University of Westminster, specialising in media economy, history of the internet, and hackerculture.