Surya Mattu

Resident Technologist

Surya Mattu

Surya Mattu is the Resident Technologist at the Knight First Amendment Institute. He is also an investigative data journalist working at The Markup. Previously, Mattu was a data reporter at Gizmodo’s Special Projects Desk and a contributing researcher at ProPublica. He has also worked as a researcher at Bell Labs, Data & Society, and the MIT Media Lab. At ProPublica, he was part of the team that was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for the series "Machine Bias." At Gizmodo, "The House that Spied on Me," a project Mattu worked on with journalist Kashmir Hill, won the National Press Foundation’s 2018 Technology in Journalism Award and was also made into a TED talk.

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