Axel Ehrlicher was born in 1979 in Leipzig. In 2008 he graduated in media technology and works as a freelance cameraman and editor. Since 2011 he lives and works in Berlin.

Baran Korkmaz has studied Sociology, Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies in Marburg and is now part of the Online-Team of the Federal Agency for Civic Education in Bonn. He has a special interest in everything concerning surveillance, security policy and extremism.

Annika Meixner is a political scientist and project manager with the Federal Agency for Civic Education. Her main focus is preventing right wing extremism via web-based interactive tools and providing information to battle xenophobia, homophobia and sexism.

Merlin Münch, who was born in 1987, passed his bachelor's degree in Sociology and Political Science and his master's degree in Sociological Technical studies in Maastricht and is now working as an editor and freelance journalist in Berlin. He has a special interest in the mutual influences of the Internet and society, especially in terms of the upheavals in the area of creativity. If the opportunity arises he is also happy to turn his back on the Internet and city life and takes to the countryside with his dog and his camera.

Steffen Ramlow, Web-TV developer, film maker, (co)founder of the Kooperative Berlin (Berlin cooperative). Following periods as an assistant working for lighting and stage designers at various theatres in Russia and Germany, he studied Visual Communication, Experimental Media Design and Film at the University of the Arts (UdK), Berlin. He also likes really long films and does not believe in people's decreasing attention spans, but only in contents and forms which are related well or poorly.

Nina Schillings is a programme manager with the events department at the German Federal Agency for Civic Education/ bpb. As a political scientist and expert in commemorative culture and youth education, she recently is mainly concerned with societal aspects of digitalization and Big Data. Nina Schillings joined the NECE team in 2015, focusing on participatory concepts and the blog.

Patrick Stegemann works as a (radio and online) journalist focusing on digital life and work, contemporary history and middle eastern history. For “Kooperative Berlin” he co-created and co-wrote “Zeitmaschine” – a two-minute broadcast aired daily on DRadio Wissen. He also co-wrote “Die Revolution und ihre Kinder” (The revolution and its kids) a multimedia web documentary concerning the Peaceful Revolution of 1989.

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