Annika Stricker is a Contributing Analyst at NewsGuard, based in Germany. As part of the international Erasmus Mundus Master program, Stricker studied journalism and totalitarianism at Aarhus University, in Denmark, and Charles University, in Prague. Stricker also has interned for the German public broadcasts NDR and MDR and worked as a freelancer for the latter. She holds a B.A. in Intercultural Studies and Communication Studies from the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.