Jochen Spangenberg works for Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle in the research and innovation projects unit. In addition to overall coordination he is actively involved in activities that deal with algorithm-supported verification of user-generated content (e.g. the research projects REVEAL and InVID) and Truly Media, a platform for collaborative verification of UGC. Truly Media is currently being developed by ATC and DW, with financial support from Google's DNI (Digital News Initiative).
Previously, Jochen was Chief Operating Officer and Editor-in-Chief at a Berlin-based new media company, and worked for BBC News & Current Affairs in radio and TV.
Jochen also lectures at the Free University Berlin in Media & Communication Sciences. He is the author of the book The BBC in Transition and a number of articles, papers and book chapters.