Heidi Tworek

Associate Professor, History and Public Policy
Email: christine.lee@ubc.ca

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School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

Heidi Tworek is the author of the multi-award-winning News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945 (Harvard University Press, 2019). She has co-edited two volumes and published over thirty articles and book chapters on media and communications history and policy. She writes regularly for major media outlets and has appeared on radio and TV in Europe and North America. She has advised governments around the world on how to address hate speech, disinformation, and threats to democracy. She is currently working on health communications.

Research Area: Digital Humanities, Media Engagement, Media History, Public Policy

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