Jack Werner
freelance journalist and writer
Sveriges Radio
Sweden



Jack Werner is a freelance journalist and writer. In 2014 at the free daily Metro, he co-founded the fact-checking effort Viralgranskaren that went on to become awarded with several prizes. He is a popular lecturer on critial thinking on social media, and the author of two books, on ghost stories on the internet (2014) and fake news and urban legends on social media (2018). Since 2015, he runs the podcast Creepypodden, a bi-weekly podcast about ghost stories that reaches well over 100 000 listeners every week a new episode is posted.