Feminism, gender identity and polarization in TikTok and Twitter
The potential of social media to create open, collaborative and participatory spaces allows young women to engage and empower themselves in political and social activism. In this context, the objective of this research is to analyze the polarization in the debate at the intersection between the defense of feminism and…Keep reading
Universidades y redes sociales. De la divulgación científica a la autopromoción
Entre las herramientas de comunicación interna y externa que emplean las universidades, las redes sociales les permiten acceder de forma directa y sin intermediación a sus usuarios y públicos potenciales. Esta investigación analiza el uso que hacen de Facebook y Twitter tres centros de educación superior de referencia, con el…Keep reading
Does science dissemination have a gender? Analysis of the articles published in The Conversation on Covid-19
This article analyzes the articles published on Covid-19 in the Spanish version of The Conversation from a gender perspective through a quantitative and qualitative analysis of 306 texts published over a year. The results indicate a greater presence of men in the first moments of the health emergency, while female…Keep reading
Gender Stereotypes Make Women Invisible. The Presence of Female Scientists in the Media
Interest in the situation of women scientists has increased in recent years. Scientific institutions and governmental authorities have launched initiatives to promote science as a vocation among women. Within this context, the effort made by the media in disseminating role models is of vital importance. The aim of this research…Keep reading
Media and violence against women in the Basque Country. A self-regulation case study
In recent decades, given the crucial role played by the news media in fighting to eradicate violence against women, several organisations and legislative initiatives have begun self-regulating. This study analyses news coverage of gender-based murders in the Basque media over the course of three years, beginning with approval of rules…Keep reading
The Gender Gap in Journalism. Characteristics and Perception
Journalism is an activity that does not escape the gender gap. Despite progress in equality in recent decades, the analysis of women in media newsrooms show data even today that prove differences between men and women. Within this context, this study aims, on one hand, to characterise the main indicators…Keep reading
Comunicación política, institucional y medios de comunicación en tiempo de pandemia. Análisis del diálogo sobre vacunas en cinco países iberoamericanos
El actual contexto mediático se caracteriza como un sistema híbrido en el que los viejos y los nuevos actores coexisten y, a la par compiten, por su hegemonía en la esfera mediática. En este contexto, el Covid-19 ha generado una “infodemia” o sobreexposición informativa que ha dificultado el acceso de…Keep reading
Current affairs on TikTok. Virality and entertainment for digital natives
Since its appearance in 2018, TikTok has become one of the most popular social media platforms among digital natives because of its algorithm-based engagement strategies, a policy of public accounts, and a simple, colorful, and intuitive content interface. As happened in the past with other platforms such as Facebook, Twitter,…Keep reading
University teaching experiences with Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Promoting transversal competencies in online journalism
This article analyzes one case of university teaching innovation in the field of online journalism through multimedia journalistic projects linked to the UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These projects aim to develop Transversal Competencies (TC) useful for emotional, creative training and for creating enterprising future journalists. The outcomes of this…Keep reading
Fewer and later. Women as experts in TED Talks about COVID-19
The dissemination of science has undergone a major upsurge in recent years thanks to the Internet, which has served to overcome many of the technical and economic barriers. Among the many initiatives, one of the most successful tools has been the TED Talks website. At the same time, various studies…Keep reading
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