Felix M. Simon is a journalist and independent researcher. He works as a research assistant at the
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. He writes about technology, media, and politics for
the German newspapers Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Welt, and the Swiss NZZ. His research
has been published in Journalism Studies, The Information Society, and Transformative Works
Felix graduated with a BA in Film and Media Studies/English Studies from Goethe-
University Frankfurt, and he holds an MSc in Social Science of the Internet from the University of
Oxford’s Internet Institute (OII).