Dhanika Pineda


Dhanika Pineda was a NewsGuard editorial intern. A recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, Pineda served as editor-in-chief of The New University, UC Irvine’s campus newspaper, and was co-founder of The AntReader, an independent student-run news site. She is currently a fellow with the Asian American Journalist Association, reporting on issues relating to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Pineda is also the features editor at Kapwa Magazine, a Filipino cultural publication. She previously contributed articles to UCI News, Orange Coast Magazine, and We Need Diverse Books, a nonprofit that advocates for diversity in children’s literature.