Elodie Vialle is a journalist working at the intersection of Journalism, Technology and Human Rights. She focuses on countering online abuse of journalists while protecting freedom of expression.
Elodie is a Berkman Klein Center Affiliate, a Consultant on Digital Safety and Freedom of Expression at PEN America, and a Member of the International Women Media Foundation’s Advisory Board on online violence. She is the co-author of PEN America's report "No Excuse for Abuse: What Social Media Companies Can Do Now to Combat Online Harassment and Empower Users". Elodie is an international speaker. She engages on a regular basis with faculties, tech companies, media outlets and governments to work on better protecting journalism in the digital age.
Elodie was previously a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan and the Head of the Technology Desk at Reporters without Borders in Paris, where she monitored emerging threats undermining journalism and developed projects to defend the freedom of online information.
As an international media consultant, she has supported the improvement of news coverage in francophone countries through the use of new technologies for the last 12 years. She was Editor-in-chief of an online media dedicated to social innovation and the non-profit sector, hosted a program on change-making initiatives at the national french radio France Inter and began her career as a TV journalist at the main french news TV channel.