Networks and Stories. Analyzing the Transmission of the Feminist Intangible Cultural Heritage on Twitter

Internet social media is a key space in which the memorial resources of social movements, including the stories and knowledge of previous generations, are organised, disseminated, and reinterpreted. This is especially important for movements such as feminism, which places great emphasis on the transmission of an intangible cultural legacy between its different generations or waves,Continue reading “Networks and Stories. Analyzing the Transmission of the Feminist Intangible Cultural Heritage on Twitter”

Football players on Twitter. A platform for self-promotion

The emergence of social media has provided footballers a novel and highly effective means of reaching out to and interacting with followers. This new twist in the relationship between players and fans has sparked recent debate (Cleland, 2009) on players’ attempts to connect with sports audiences and publicize their brand images via Twitter (Hutchins, 2011).Continue reading “Football players on Twitter. A platform for self-promotion”

Social participation in the media: The dialogue of digital journalists with audiences

The emergence of social media altered the relation between journalism and the public in digital media and bequeathed the relationship a more active and collaborative role. As such, the general objective of this research is to characterise the dialogue between digital journalists and their audiences through social media and to describe how they perceive theContinue reading “Social participation in the media: The dialogue of digital journalists with audiences”

Disappeared or hidden? Analysing the presence of social sciences and humanities in online versions of The Guardian, El País and Público

The traditional division and hierarchy of the different areas of knowledge in the field of science has also been transferred to the study of science journalism, which has given priority to certain areas, and has shown a superior interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In this context, the objective of this study hasContinue reading “Disappeared or hidden? Analysing the presence of social sciences and humanities in online versions of The Guardian, El País and Público”

Collaborative and international online journnalism production as educational experience at Ibero-american universities

This paper analyses the possibilities for innovation in the teaching of web journalism based on two international cooperative projects involving a convergence of programs and methodologies. This article examines how, in their most advanced stage, Brazilian, Portuguese and Basque students organized themselves in working groups to cooperate and jointly develop, in English, in depth journalisticContinue reading “Collaborative and international online journnalism production as educational experience at Ibero-american universities”

From Rigidity to Exuberance: Evolution of News on Online Newspaper Homepages

Since their emergence in the mid-90s, online media have evolved from simple digital editions that merely served to dump content from print newspapers, to sophisticated multi-format products with multimedia and interactive features. In order to discover their visual evolution, this article conducts a longitudinal study of the design of online media by analyzing the frontContinue reading “From Rigidity to Exuberance: Evolution of News on Online Newspaper Homepages”

Disinformation, vaccines, and Covid-19. Analysis of the infodemic and the digital conversation on Twitter

The debate on the Covid-19 vaccines has been very present on social networks since the very beginning of the health crisis, in a context of infodemics in which the presence of all kinds of information has been a breeding ground for misinformation or false news. Methodology: In this context, this article seeks to measure andContinue reading “Disinformation, vaccines, and Covid-19. Analysis of the infodemic and the digital conversation on Twitter”

The struggle against the desinformation on COVID-19 in Brazil: an exploratory study of the fact-checking agencies Fato ou Fake and Lupa

Digital social networks not only spread useful content,but also contribute to spreading false information thatcontributes to the misinformation of society in diffe-rent geographical, political and cultural contexts. Digital fact-checking agencies are seen as an effective remedyagainst this problem, along with other possibilities orstrategies, such as the exclusion of content and the demone-tization of propagators. In consideration of the impact ofContinue reading “The struggle against the desinformation on COVID-19 in Brazil: an exploratory study of the fact-checking agencies Fato ou Fake and Lupa”

Multiplatform storytelling: Are photojournalists taking advantage?

With the expansion of connected devices (tablets, smartphones, etc.), a leap in multiplatform technologies is occurring, bringing about changes in many areas of the communications professions. In this context, values based on flexible, multiplatform, cooperative work that takes the audience into consideration are increasingly important. Professional photography coexists with — and is even rivaled byContinue reading “Multiplatform storytelling: Are photojournalists taking advantage?”

The associations of rare diseases: the structure of their networks and identification of opinion leaders through the technique of social network analysis

This research has used the technique of Social Network Analysis to analyze the structure of network relationships that surrounds on Twitter the three more important federations of associations of rare diseases and identify key actors in their communications. Methodology. NodeXL software has been used, with visualization as a key component, to capture the network of connectionsContinue reading “The associations of rare diseases: the structure of their networks and identification of opinion leaders through the technique of social network analysis”