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Manisha Ganguly

Doctoral Researcher
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Manisha is pursuing a PhD in the use of automation and AI in investigative journalism, funded by the Communication and Media Research Institute. She has been invited to present her research by BBC News Labs, among others. She works as an investigative journalist for BBC Newsnight and BBC Arabic Digital Documentaries, using mostly open-source techniques. Manisha is a seminar leader at the university, specialising in media economy, history of the internet, and hackerculture.

Doctoral Project

Augmenting Investigative Journalism

Her focus is augmentation of investigative journalism with AI, and why complete automation of investigative journalism is impossible.