Elodie Vialle is a journalist working at the intersection of Journalism, Technology, and Human Rights. She is an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, working on building an escalation channel for journalists and human rights defenders facing attacks on social media. She is also a Senior Advisor on Digital Safety and Free Expression at PEN America.
As a press freedom defender focusing on online abuse of journalists, she has a unique holistic approach to the topic; producing research, resources for journalists, emergency protocols for newsrooms, training international journalists, and engaging with social media platforms, academics, policymakers, and broader audiences.
Elodie also mentors Trust and Safety Practioners within the All Tech Is Human community. She co-leads the Coalition Against Online Violence’s Platforms working group and is a Member of the Journalism Safety Research Network.
Elodie was previously a Fellow at the Institute for Rebooting Social Media at the Berkman Klein Center, a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, and the Head of the Technology Desk at Reporters without Borders in Paris. As an international media consultant, she has supported newsrooms and journalists facing digital challenges worldwide for the last 15 years. Elodie began her career as a TV journalist. She was also the Editor-in-chief of an online media dedicated to social innovation and hosted a program on change-making initiatives at the French national radio France Inter.