Dr Rhianne Jones leads a programme of research that deals with critical questions arising from the increasing use of data at the BBC and in public service broadcasting more generally. She works with university and industry partners to conduct timely research that can inform technical and policy developments at the BBC. Rhianne came to the BBC after completing her PhD in Digital Media. Rhianne’s previous research activities span a range of topics including social media platforms, algorithmic media and digitally networked publics. Rhianne has five years experience teaching in Higher Education and is currently an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Salford.