Valia Kaimaki holds a PhD in Communications Media and Culture and has been working as a journalist since 1995. She is also teaching Journalism and New Media at the Open University of Cyprus and her academic research focuses in new forms of journalism such as Data Journalism. She started her career in France, writing for “La Croix” daily newspaper. Her field was new technologies and how they affect our lives. In Greece she has been doing the same thing for the Greek National Radio, PC Magazine and most recently for “the Editors’ newspaper”. Coming back from France she created the Greek edition of the prestigious monthly review of foreign affairs “Le Monde Diplomatique” and has since been its director, first in “Eleftherotypia” newspaper and since February 2013 in “Avgi” newspaper. She wrote “Interaction between the press and the internet” and has translated and edited several books and collaborated with several newspapers across Europe. She is a Member of the Board of Directors of the European Journalism Center (Maastricht) and she has received the title of Knight of the Order of Academic Palms (France).