Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo is a postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Information Law Institute at New York University’s School of Law and will be joining the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University as an IT PolicyResearcher in fall 2018. She is broadly interested in legal, social, and political issues surrounding information and information technology access,applying a social informatics perspective. Her research empirically explores governance of sociotechnical systems, as well as outcomes, inequality, and consequences within these systems, through mixed method research design. As a Tow Center research fellow, Madelyn is working with Yafit Lev-Aretz to examine how push notifications and personalized distribution and consumption of news manipulate readers and contributes to media anxiety, as well as what the implications of these changes in digital journalism may be for an informed electorate. Madelyn’s work is informed by her interdisciplinary background, asshe studied Political Science, International Studies, Spanish, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison as an undergraduate and completed her masters and doctoral studies in Information Science at Indiana University, Bloomington’s School of Informatics and Computing.