Blanquerna’s professor Francesc Torralba wins the Alzira City Essay Award

Blanquerna’s professor and philosopher Dr. Francesc Torralba, received on November 14 the 17th Mancomunitat de la Ribera Alta Essay Award for his essay The No-communication Empire.

The book explains how the communication used by the mass media is rude and stereotyped and yet it has a high attraction of the audiences. The essay stands for the implementation of a media-communication model that generates mutual comprehension and thinks over the idea of empowering oneself thoughts, imagination and human sensitivity through the media.

Alzira City Essay Awards are a literary contest of reference that has been promoting the literary production over 17 years. It has seven modalities: novel, juvenile(no tinc ni idea)  fiction, children’s fiction, scientific divulgation, essay, poetry and drama.