Ilo Alexandre is a researcher member at iNOVA Media Lab (UNL) and Computational Media Lab (UT Austin). He received his Ph.D. in Digital Media from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (UT Austin Program|Portugal). His main research aims to examine how the audience interacts and evaluates data visualizations in news media. In his Ph.D. and Master’s degree he investigated the performance of data-driven journalism (DDJ) pieces and the state of the art of DDJ in Portugal, respectively. Alexandre has worked as editor-in-chief at G1 Ceará and as a reporter in several news organizations, such as Portal Verdes Mares and TV Cidade. He has also worked as a web editor and social media editor in political campaigns and advertising.
Research unit: NOVA Institute of Communication (ICNOVA)
Research areas: Journalism, Data Journalism