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Fernando is the research director of Media Cloud, and leads the Media Ecosystems Analysis Group. He is also profesor asociado at IE University in Madrid.

His research focuses on media representation, mis/disinformation, and on the different forms of measuring the Internet—people, content, infrastructure, activity. This interest led to the creation of the Net Data Directory. He is also interested in the evolution and implications of online advertising, and in the process of commercialization of communication.

For over a decade, he was associate professor in the Department of Communication at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, and previously worked on applied research as Senior Analyst at the Internet Research Group LLC and Research Analyst at CDNOW Inc. He has also served as regional editor for Latin America on a large scale multi-national research project (Mapping Digital Media).

He is the author of “The Internet Audience: Constitution and Measurement” (Peter Lang, New York) and editor of “On Communicating: Otherness, Meaning, and Information” (Routledge: New York). Fernando holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, and an M.A. from the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Pennsylvania).


May 25, 2011

61st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association

Attending ICA 2011 this week and trying to figure out which sessions to take in? A number of Berkman Center people are also participating in ICA 2011...

Feb 15, 2011

Questions for Secretary Clinton concerning "Internet freedom"

Faculty associate Matthew Hindman provoked an energetic email exchange among members of the extended Berkman Center community today, in anticipation of Secretary Clinton's …


Colombia Journalism Review

What we learned from analyzing thousands of stories on the Christchurch shooting

An analysis of over 6,000 articles about the recent tragedy reveals useful guidelines for journalists on reporting extreme content

Mar 26, 2019


Feb 3, 2010 @ 6:00 PM

Harvard-MIT-Yale Cyberscholar Working Group

Berkman Fellow Fernando Bermejo, Yale Information Society Project Fellow Christopher Wong, and PhD Student at the MIT Media Lab Andrés Monroy-Hernández

The next cyberscholar working group will take place at MIT and will feature discussions on "How Do We Know What We Know about the Internet? The State of Online Measurement", "Lost…

Jan 12, 2010 @ 12:30 PM

Mapping Online Advertising: From Anxiety to Method

Fernando Bermejo, Berkman Fellow

Advertising pays for a significant portion of online content and services. But in contrast to other forms of content and service provision, it expects a return on investment…