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Dr. João C. Magalhães

Associate Researcher

João C. Magalhães is an assistant professor in Media, Politics, and Democracy at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. At the Weizenbaum Institute, he works on a project about the global political history of platform content moderation, funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) through a Veni grant.

Before arriving in The Netherlands, João was a senior postdoc at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), in Berlin, and a PhD researcher at the Media and Communications Department at the London Schools of Economics and Political Science (LSE). For almost a decade, he worked as a journalist at “Folha de S.Paulo”, Brazil’s leading newspaper.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Associate Researcher

Research Group: Technology, Power and Domination

Fields of research

Digitall politics, Platforms, politics, power, political theory, STS

Universität Groningen