Regina Cazzamatta obtained her PhD in media and communication at the University of Erfurt, Germany. She also received her Master Degree in Media and Communication Studies from the University of Erfurt and had an international background of academic experience. In Sao Paulo, Brazil, she graduated in Communication Studies and had post-graduation in International Journalism from the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paolo. Author of the books – ‘Brasilien-Berichterstattung in der deutschen Presse’ and ‘Lateinamerikaberichterstattung der deutschen Presse: Struktur und Entstehungsbedingungen’ (forthcoming) – her research interests include compared media systems, journalism practices, news value approaches, international news coverage, media discourse, digital public sphere and fact-checking journalism. Her current research project -Disinformation Environments and the Emergence of Fact-Checking Organisations in Europe and Latin America - will be founded by the DFG (the German Research Council) from August 2022.