DIGILAB: Media, Strategy and Regulation

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Dr. Pere Masip. Lead researcher. Active projects: Active audiences and the establishment of the agenda in the digital public sphere; Monitoring media pluralism in Europe.

  • Media convergence
  • Digital journalism and participation active audiences
  • Impact of ICT on communication practice
  • Media pluralism

Dr. Carlos Ruiz. Active projects: Active audiences and the establishment of the agenda in the digital public sphere; Monitoring media pluralism in Europe.

  • Communication ethics
  • Digital journalism
  • Use of content generated by users and human dignity
  • Participative audiences as a counterweight to the Fourth Estate
  • Media pluralism

Dr. Marçal Sintes. Director of the Research Institute of FCRI Blanquerna-URL. 

  • Symbolic processes, mediatization and public opinion
  • Theories of journalism in democratic societies
  • Freedom of expression and right to information
  • History of journalism, journalism in 20th century Catalonia

Dr. Jaume Suau. Active projects: Med Media; Active audiences and the establishment of the agenda in the digital public sphere; Monitoring media pluralism in Europe.

  • New media
  • Audience studies
  • Public engagement and online participation
  • Media pluralism

Dr. Pablo Capilla. Active projects: Active audiences and the establishment of the agenda in the digital public sphere.

  • Epistemology of journalism
  • Narrative and journalism
  • Global journalism
  • Theory of international relations and conflict analysis 

Dr. Sue Aran Ramspott. Active projects: Political information, Twitter and democracy: journalism on social media; citizens’ media competences in emerging digital media in university contexts; I want to be a YouTuber: Online referents and aspirational values in early adolescence; (IP; funded by the Catalan Audiovisual Council).

  • Active audiences
  • Public engagement and new media
  • Ethics of (audiovisual) communication
  • Uses and influences of audiovisual language (representation of violence and love relations in fictions; stereotypes and social imaginaries)

David Puertas Graell. Doctoral student. Active projects: Active audiences and the establishment of the agenda in the digital public sphere.

  • Active audiences
  • Sports journalism
  • Media and online participation
  • Media convergence

Dr. Klaus Zilles. Ph.D. from Heidelberg University in English and German Language and Literature. Associate Professor at the Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations. 

  • The Spreading of Disinformation on Social Media
  • US Politics in the European Media
  • Teenage Media Literacy (The Influence of Youtubers and Influencers)
  • Disinformation and Metacognitive Awareness

Dra. Ester Almenar. Professor of Publicity, Public Relations and Marketing, in several Masters. Investigator. Is a member of the project ‘News Consumption, Social Networks and Pluralism in the Hybrid Media System’ from the research group DIGILAB.

Dra. Maddalena Fedele. Extraordinary PhD Award from the UBA and XXIV CAC Award for her thesis on teenage consumption of television serial fiction, she is a member of the research group Digilab and collaborates with the research group Narratives de la Resistance (Tecnocampus), of which she has been the coordinator. In addition, she is a member of the Media Education Platform, created by the CAC. Has held research and teaching stays in several foreign universities: Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), Universit). di Salerno (Italy), Glyndwr University (UK), and University San Jose-Recoletos (Philippines). Main lines of research:

  • youth and media
  • serial fiction, television
  • gender and media
  • social media.

Dra. Lluisa Llamero. Doctor in Communication and New Media Studies. Member of the research group Digilab, of the Faculty of Communication and International Relations Blanquerna, Ramon Llull University. Also collaborates with the Medical Research Centre of the Rovira i Virgili University and the Incom-UAB Research Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Main lines of research : cognitive processes involved in assessing the credibility of online information, especially for health literacy purposes and their interaction in the medical-patient relationship