Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip has been a writer and researcher since 1995. As a journalist, Koch has made a career in, successively, the fields of regional, IT, financial, and political reporting. He is also an NGO Manager, having served, among other roles, as a Senior Expert on Mauritania for Amnesty International. Since 2017, he has engaged in the field of soft counter-extremism.

Koch is the founder of both the non-profit and the news service To date, maintains four topical websites. Besides, these are,, and, on the other hand, consists of the English-language news projects and More recently, was established – with headlines about Germany in French.

Consultancy portfolio at a glance:

  • Journalism, Media and Communications
  • Soft Counter-Extremism
  • Preventing and Countering Hate Speech
  • Countering Mis-/Disinformation
  • Capacity Building in the North of Africa
  • Human Rights

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