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New article on participatory journalism

New article published in Journalism Practice. This research presents the findings of a qualitative study based on focus groups conducted in Spain about citizens’ attitudes in relation to the participatory options offered by news media websites. Results point towards a general critique about how news media are implementing online participation, despite …

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Nuevo artículo sobre audiencias activas publicado por investigadores del Digilab

Los profesores Masip, Ruiz y Suau publican un artículo de revisión sobre las formas de deliberación social adoptadas en el contexto de los medios y de las redes sociales y su incidencia en la esfera pública.  En poco más de una década, conceptos esenciales de la investigación sobre comunicación se han …

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New article on stereotypes of gender and love

Professor Maddalena Fedele has recently published “Negotiating Love and Gender Stereotypes among Youn People: Prevalence of “Amor Ludens” and Television Preferences Rooted in Hegemonic Masculinity” in Masculinities and Social Change. Fedele and colleagues have carried out a study in three Iberian-American countries, Colombia, Spain and Venezuela, to identify the stereotypes …

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New article in Digital Journalism by Masip, Ruiz and Suau

Digital Journalism has just published our new article, “Contesting Professional Procedures of Journalists: Public Conversation on Twitter after Germanwings accident”. This article aims to extend the analysis to the public interactions between citizens and media on Twitter after the airplane accident of Germanwings’ flight 9525, in which citizens’ eyewitnessing role …

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YouTubers’ social functions and their influence on pre-adolescence

New article published Aran, Sue; Fedele, Maddalena, and Anna Tarragó (2018) YouTubers’ social functions and their influence on pre-adolescence. Comunicar, Vol. XXVI, n. 57, pp 71-79. This study focuses on the relationship between preadolescents and youtubers, with the objective of observing how tweens integrate youtubers as referents of a teen …

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