Johan Farkas is a PhD Fellow at Malmö University, Media and Communication Studies. His thesis explores new forms of disguised propaganda in digital media. Farkas has published in international journals such as New Media & Society, Critical Discourse Studies and the Brown Journal of World Affairs. Overall, his research interests lie at the intersection of digital media platforms, politics, civic engagement, journalism, and democracy. Since 2018, Farkas is the Chair of YECREA (Young Scholars Network of the European Communication Research and Education Association).