Judit Szakács is a researcher with a background in sociology, journalism, and English language and literature. Her main research interests include mis- and disinformation as well as minority media and minority representation in the mainstream and social media. She has collaborated with scholars in international research projects in a variety of topics. In addition, she works as a media monitor, which provides her with valuable insights into contemporary practices in the Hungarian media. She volunteers as a contributor to the Hungarian corruption database compiled by K-Monitor.