David Alandete

is a United States Correspondent of the Spanish newspaper ABC. Previously he was the Managing Editor at Spain’s leading daily El País and a correspondent for the newspaper in the Middle East and the United States. In 2017, Alandete assembled and led an investigative team that covered the Russian meddling campaign in the Catalan independence crisis and the Italian elections, among other governance crises. He currently researches and monitors the spread of disinformation targeted at Latin America and the Hispanic population in the United States. His most recent book is “Fake news: la Nueva arma de destrucción masiva: Cómo se utilizan las Noticias falsas y Los hechos alternativos para desestabilizar la Democracia (Spanish Edition)”, 2019.