Katerina Eva Matsa is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center. She is an expert on journalism and media, specifically the U.S. broadcasting sector, news consumption and politics and the role of technology in news. Matsa is the author of studies on network and local television, political polarization and media habits, Millennials and news and long-form reading on mobile devices. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in communications at American University, and also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Panteion University in Athens, Greece; a master’s degree in politics and government in the European Union from the London School of Economics; and a master’s degree in communication, culture and technology from Georgetown University. Matsa is fluent in English and Greek, and regularly discusses her research in print and broadcast media.
In a new report, ITIF explores how the media has portrayed technology over the past 30 years and finds that there has been a notable shift in the tone of coverage towards a more pessimistic view of technology. Join ITIF for a presentation of the report findings as well as a panel discussion about trends in tech reporting and the way that citizens, businesses, and policymakers should adapt to this changing environment.