Alexandre Lechenet is a Contributing Editor for NewsGuard, based in Paris. A specialist in data-journalism, Lechenet’s freelance work has appeared in Mediapart, la Gazette des communes, and other French outlets. He previously worked for Libération, Le Monde, and France 2.
Lechenet was also cofounder and editor-in-chief of Nichons-nous dans l’Internet, a magazine about the Internet, and Le Panier a salade, a weekly newsletter about police and justice. In 2018, he wrote a blog post acknowledging that some of his activities online a decade earlier (including one post that was homophobic) could be considered cyber-bullying and that he regretted his actions.