Alexandros Minotakis is a PhD candidate in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Athens with a postgraduate at Public Communication and New Media. He completed his master’s degree with a thesis regarding the democratic deficit and the legitimation crisis of the European Union. He has participated in research groups concerning the Greek media during the economic crisis. His research interests focus on the critical theory of media and the political economy of digital media. As a journalist, he contributes articles in digital magazines on pop culture.