John Albert (he/him)

Policy & Advocacy Manager (

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As a Policy & Advocacy Manager at AlgorithmWatch in its Berlin office, John Albert covers ADM in the public sphere, especially the subjects platform regulation and legislative processes in the EU (e.g. the Digital Services Act, DSA). Before turning his eye to digital governance, John worked as a visual journalist and also produced documentary films. He holds master’s degrees in Public Policy from the Hertie School in Berlin and journalism from Columbia University in New York.

Articles for AlgorithmWatch

Facebook’s gutting of CrowdTangle: a step backward for platform transparency