Head of the Journalism and Technology Desk, Reporters Without Borders (Paris, France)
Building tools and training to counter online harassment and threats against female journalists Judge
Elodie Vialle is the head of journalism and technology desk at Reporters Without Borders, where she is responsible for monitoring new threats that undermine journalism, and developing projects to defend the freedom of online information. Vialle focuses on topics such as online censorship, surveillance, disinformation, the impact of artificial intelligence on freedom of information and internet governance. Previously, she was an advisor and trainer for media outlets in Haiti and around the world, helping them to improve news coverage through the use of new technologies. Vialle was also the editor-in-chief of youphill.com, an online media organization dedicated to social innovation. She hosted a program on change-making initiatives for the national French radio channel France Inter and began her career as a TV journalist on the French television channel, BFMTV. Vialle is a graduate of Ecole supérieure de journalisme de Lille, a French journalism program.