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dr. Josef Šlerka

Foundation for Independent Journalism

Fields of Research: 

Social network data analysis

Josef Šlerka, Czech Republic, is a semiotician and expert in social network data analysis. He is a former director and now a member of the Expert Board of the Foundation for Independent Journalism. He is a university lecturer at Charles University in Prague. In the past, he led development and research at Socialbakers. In 2014, he was awarded the title of Personality of the Year at the Czech internet awards Křišťálová lupa.