• Angelo Paura is the global editorial director for Blasting News and Blasting News Fact Check. He focuses mostly on misinformation and false narratives, digital cultures, new media, technology, and politics. Angelo is also a consultant for NewsGuard and he runs a monthly newsletter about AI and journalism published by NYU, AP and NYC Media Lab. His work has been published in Italian and international media including Politico Europe, BBC World Service, MediaShift, ProPublica, Motherboard, International Center for Journalists, The Tow-Knight Center, BuzzFeed, Il Sole 24 Ore, Il Corriere della Sera, and Il Messaggero, where he is one of the outlet’s U.S. correspondents.
    He earned a master’s degree in engagement journalism from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, New York. His one-year study of ethics and misinformation in VR journalism has been published in English, Chinese, Dutch, and Spanish. An Italian citizen and permanent resident of the United States, Angelo is based in New York.
  • Bruno Fuschini is a senior editor at Blasting News and Blasting News Fact Check and the content manager for the Brazilian, UK and US markets. Bruno is in charge of the weekly roundup of Blasting News. A journalist with more than 10 years of professional experience, he worked for national and international media outlets, such as Folha de S.Paulo, Ansa and Record TV. Bruno is specialized in proofreading and fact checking. Bruno is a Brazilian and Italian citizen and he is based in London.
  • Massimiliano Mattiello was born in Naples in 1991 and has lived in Rome since 2009. He is a content manager for Blasting News and Blasting News Fact Check Italy. Massimiliano earned a master's degree in journalism from Giorgio Bocca school of journalism in Turin and has worked for HuffPost, TPI and AGI.
  • Martina Pagani is a content manager for Blasting News and Blasting News Fact Check Italy. She was born in Milan in 1993 and earned a master's degree in journalism in Turin. She has previously worked for La Stampa, Radio Popolare, Europa Today, Il Post and the European Parliament.
  • David Mazzucchi is a content manager at Blasting News and Blasting News Fact Check for the French market. David has covered U.S. politics with freelance reports and opinion pieces for La Voce Di New York and Avanti!, in both Italian and English. He has studied international politics at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, and SOAS in London. He is co-host and producer of Pod Me Us podcast, and co-producer on the upcoming documentary “Justicia”. David is an American and Italian citizen based between New York and Florence.
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