Anna Gielewska

Anna Gielewska ('20)
Anna Gielewska
Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow
journalist, Wprost, and vice president, Reporters Foundation, Warsaw, Poland

Anna Gielewska is a 2020 Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow. When selected as a fellow she was a political and investigative reporter at one of Poland’s biggest weekly publications, Wprost magazine, and a commentator on prime-time TV and radio shows. She also serves as vice president of the Reporters Foundation, the first organization supporting investigative journalism in Poland and as the coordinator of VSquare Project, a cross-border investigative network in Visegrad countries, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. She is the co-author of the political bestseller in Poland “Antoni Macierewicz: An Unauthorized Biography.” She is also a teacher and trainer at the University of Warsaw and Reporters Foundation, where she leads courses on fact-checking, disinformation and Russian propaganda, fake news, and investigative tools. She has worked in media for 16 years and has covered politics in leading Polish newspapers, including Rzeczpospolita, Dziennik and Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, and has  worked as a TV journalist at Polish Public Television. She is based in Warsaw.

Why we need a joint investigative mindset to combat organized disinformation networks
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