Felix M. Simon

Felix M. Simon


Felix M. Simon is a journalist, researcher, and doctoral student at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) He also works as a research assistant at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) and regularly writes and comments on technology, media, and politics for various international outlets.

As a member of the Leverhulme Doctoral Centre “Publication beyond Print”, he is currently researching the implications of AI in journalism and the news industry. His broader research interests include political communication in the digital age and the changing nature of journalism and the media in the 21st century. He also takes an active interest in populism and the future of mis- and disinformation.

He has published, among others, in Journalism StudiesJournalism Practice, The Information Society, International Communication Gazette, International Journal of Press/Politics, the International Handbook of Internet Research and Transformative Works and Cultures and has co-authored RISJ reports on topics ranging from innovation in the media to COVID-19 misinformation, with his research being covered in various international outlets.

Felix graduated with a BA in Film and Media Studies from Goethe-University Frankfurt and holds an MSc in Social Science of the Internet from the OII. He is currently a fellow at the Salzburg Global Seminar.