Alice McCool

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Alice McCool is a freelance journalist based in the UK after five years reporting mostly from Uganda. Alice reports on social justice, feminism and disinformation for outlets such as The Guardian, CNN, Thomson Reuters Foundation and VICE. She writes and edits news, features and investigations, as well as taking photos and producing videos. Alice works in investigations for Eco-Bot.Net, a project which exposes climate disinformation and greenwashing online, and the Citizens, a media non-profit focused on democracy, data rights and disinformation founded by the team who broke the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Eco-Bot.Net won Innovation of the Year at the 2022 British Journalism Awards, and Alice’s gender reporting in Uganda has been nominated for Amnesty and One World Media awards. Beyond Uganda, Alice has reported across Africa, as well as South Asia and Western Europe. She has an MSc in State, Society and Development from SOAS, University of London.

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