The governing board
Michel Broué is a mathematician, an emeritus professor with the University of Paris, a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, and a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A veteran campaigner against human rights abuses, and as such a leading figure of the Comité des Mathématiciens, he presided Mediapart’s Société des Amis small shareholders’ group from its creation until its dissolution.
Dominique Cardon is a professor of sociology at the Sciences Po school in Paris where he heads the ‘médialab’. His research focuses on the transformation of public spaces, the issues surrounding algorithmic calculations and new circuits in digital information technology. His published works include La démocratie Internet (Seuil, 2010), À quoi rêvent les algorithmes (Seuil, 2015), Culture numérique (Presses de Sciences Po, 2019).
Stéphanie Chevrier is a publisher. After entering the profession with Hachette, she subsequently became director of literature publications with Flammarion (2001-2008), before founding and directing publishing house Don Quichotte (2009-2018). In 2018, she was appointed as managing director of publishing house La Découverte.
Renaud Creus is head of the communications team at Mediapart. After beginning his career as a project manager in an association representing the public relations profession, he first joined Mediapart in 2014 as its online community manager.
Christine Lazerges is an emeritus professor with the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She has served as local councillor in Montpellier, southern France, where she was also elected as a Member of Parliament. She sat as vice-chair of the National Assembly’s law commission. For five years she presided the French coastal protection body, the Conservatoire national du Littoral, and also, from 2012 to 2018, France’s national consultative commission on human rights, the CNCDH.
Jade Lindgaard is a journalist with Mediapart for which she reports on environmental, climate and energy issues, including major infrastructure projects and environmental crimes. Prior to that, she worked for French culture and politics magazine Les Inrockuptibles.
François Vitrani is a former treasurer of the Association des Amis representing small shareholders of the monthly publication Le Monde diplomatique, and is a former director of the Société des Amis of Mediapart. He is currently managing director of the Maison de l’Amérique latine cultural centre in Paris, and president of the Institut du Tout-Monde founded by the late French writer, poet and thinker Édouard Glissant.
Charlotte Clavreul has worked for the United Nations and for NGOs dedicated to upholding migrants’ rights. She was an advisor on international affairs and human rights for the office of France’s rights ombudsman and watchdog, the Défenseur des droits. She has also served as coordinator for the secretariat of the Association of Mediterranean Ombudsmen, a body dedicated to the promotion and protection of fundamental human rights in countries of the Mediterranean Basin.