Bastian Kaiser is a journalist and communications expert who specialises in the field of disinformation and international security. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from TU Dortmund University. At the Hertie School and during his exchange semester at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), he focused on hybrid warfare and national counter-strategies to disinformation. Having worked as a multimedia journalist with the West German Broadcasting Corporation (WDR) and other news outlets, Bastian has reported from several European countries, the Middle East, and South America. He also completed professional placements at the German Embassy in Washington DC and ARD German Radio & Television's Warsaw bureau. He holds a scholarship from the journalism academy of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).
Master’s thesis title
State responses to foreign disinformation in the Nordic-Baltic region: A comparative analysis of Finland and Lithuania