Mgr. Julie Matesová
Julie Matesová is currently a senior analyst at the Department of Strategic Communication of the Office of the Government. Her background is in Security studies with a focus on revisionism and the far-right. The department’s priorities focus on promoting strategic values of the Czech Republic and countering disinformation.
The Strategic Communications Department plays a key role in coordinating communication across various state institutions with a focus on achieving a coherent approach, all the while creating relationships with non-state actors. It monitors the Czech information space and produces weekly analytical reports addressed to the Prime Minister, members of the government and other top government representatives, alerting to new developments and potential threats in the media and disinformation landscape. In connection to that, the department offers policy solutions related to resilience-building and countering disinformation and foreign information interference.