Natalie Fenton is Professor for Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is Co-Director of the Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Centre and Co-Director of Goldsmiths Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy. She has published widely on issues relating to news, journalism, civil society, radical politics, and new media and is particularly interested in rethinking understandings of public culture, the public sphere, and democracy. Her most recent books are Digital, Political, Radical (Polity, 2016); Misunderstanding the Internet (Routledge, 2012, 2016), and New Media, Old News: Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age (Sage, 2010). She is on the Board of Directors of the campaign group Hacked Off and a founding member of the Media Reform Coalition.