Cristiano Lima is a business reporter and author of The Washington Post's Technology 202 newsletter, focusing on the intersection of tech, politics and policy. He previously served as a senior web producer, breaking news reporter and tech policy reporter for Politico. Lima is the former author of Morning Tech, Politico’s tech policy newsletter, and has served as a contributor for other tip sheets, including Morning Media and California Playbook. His tech reporting has focused on the congressional debates around competition online, data privacy, content moderation and emerging technologies. His past stops include freelancing for Al Jazeera English and interning for NPR affiliate WHYY. Lima, the son of two scientific writers and a native of Rio de Janeiro, grew up in New York, Florida and Georgia and earned master’s and bachelor’s degrees in political science at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.