Gianni Riotta is an Italian journalist, a regular contributor for the daily newspaper La Stampa and a former Editor in chief of the financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore and the news bulletin TG1. He has contributed to The Washington Post, Le Monde, Foreign Policy, and the New York Times. He teaches at Princeton and is the director of LUISS University Data Lab. He is a member of the European Union’s High-Level Group on Fake News. He also collaborates with IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca. He received the America Award of the Italy-USA Foundation in 2013. Riotta is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.