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Miriam Milzner

Research Associate

Miriam Milzner is a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Weizenbaum Institute in the research group “Dynamics of Digital Mobilization“. In her dissertation project, she is investigating coordinated disinformation campaigns and the manipulation of social media debates. Prior, she completed her Master's degree in Journalism and Communication Science at the Freie Universität Berlin. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Communication Science, Economics, and Political Science at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität in Jena. In addition to her research interests in the field of coordinated social media manipulation, she also explores the logics of digital information infrastructures, the hybrid media sphere, alternative media, and counterpublics in the digital realm.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Associate

Research Focus : Digital Markets and Public Spheres on Platforms

Research Group: Dynamics of Digital Mobilization

Fields of research

political communication; social media; computational social sciences; (coordinated or automated) information manipulation; hybrid media sphere


Social Media:


X: @milzner

Github: milzner

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