Software Engineer/Researcher, News Measures Research Project



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Asa Royal is an Associate in Research at the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy, where he works under Professor Phil Napoli, studying disinformation, digital platforms, and media/journalism institutions. Asa graduated from Duke in 2019, after interning for the Tampa Bay Times and working for the Duke Reporter’s Lab. Post-graduation, he spent a year in D.C. working as a software engineer before returning to campus in October 2020.