Mgr. Ing. Jan Zápotocký is a doctoral student at the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. He has a master’s degree in Media Studies from Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague and an engineer’s degree in Business and Law from Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague, where he also focused on Political Science. His research focuses on new media and political communicaton, partly dealing with propaganda. In PolCoRe, ho collaborates on research of political actors on social networking sites.