Jonathon Hutchinson is a lecturer in online communication and media at the University of Sydney. He is currently a visiting research fellow on the Algorithmed Public Spheres
project at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI). His research explores public service media, cultural intermediation, everyday social media, automated media, and algorithms in media. He is the NSW Representative on the Executive Committee for the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), the Secretary for the International Public Service Media Association, RIPE, and is the current Program Chair for the Association of Internet Research (AoIR). Hutchinson is an award-winning author and his latest book is 'Cultural Intermediaries: Audience Participation and Media Organisations' (2017), published by Palgrave Macmillan.