Alyt Damstra

Alyt Damstra is a senior research fellow at the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy in The Hague (WRR), where she studies media and democracy in the digitalized age. She holds a PhD in political communication and has published extensively about the tripartite relationship between media coverage, public opinion, and political processes. In addition, Alyt is involved in the international research project Knowledge Resistance (, which looks into the politicization of knowledge and the role that (social) media use plays in this process.