Mădălina Boțan

Mădălina Boțan is an Associate Professor at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) in Bucharest, where she also serves as a Senior Researcher Affiliated with the Center for Research in Communication. While her broader academic interests encompass media and communication studies, her current research focuses on recent developments in online disinformation and monitoring the newly strengthened Code of Practice on Disinformation adopted at the EU level.
Madalina Botan is a member of the EDMO-affiliated Bulgarian-Romanian Observatory on Disinformation and also contributes to the OPINION Cost Action. Moreover, she serves on the Management Committee of DepolarizingEU. This research network is dedicated to redressing radical polarisation and strengthening European civil spheres.
Madalina has authored numerous studies and books dedicated to media effects and political communication. Her most recent co-authored book addresses media diets and explores how the new information ecosystem impacts civic and political participation.