Andreu Casero-Ripollés

Andreu Casero-Ripollés
Universitat Jaume I | UJI · Department of Communication Science

Dean and Professor of Journalism

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May 2018 - May 2022
Universitat Jaume I
Position
  • Head of Faculty
April 2016 - May 2018
Universitat Jaume I
Position
  • Head of Department
Education
September 1999 - June 2004
University Pompeu Fabra
Field of study
  • Journalism
September 1994 - June 1998
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Journalism

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Publications (126)
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Populism is a phenomenon that has been acquiring great relevance over recent years in the United States and Europe. Literature on the subject has identified the existence of a populist style that also affects political communication. The aim of this article is to analyze the structure of issues and the functions of messages circulated by a populist...
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Informal relationships between journalists and politicians have a strategic function in the process of news-making. The aim of this article is to analyse the role of personal affinity between the media and politicians in Spain. This study focuses on the following three specific issues: self-definition of their interactions, degree of influence, and...
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In Spain, the 2014 European Elections saw the unexpected rise of a new party Podemos, which obtained five European Parliament seats only three months after its formation. In the Spanish National Elections in December 2015, this party obtained 20.66 percent of the votes, which made it the third biggest party. Our objective was to analyze the old and...
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The Internet is causing major changes in the field of political activism. One particularly significant case is the 15M movement, which emerged from a popular initiative organized in several Spanish cities in 2011. Based on the analysis of these protests as a case study, this paper has two aims: first, to examine the role of digital technology – web...
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The digital environment creates new opportunities for citizen political participation. Among these, the monitoring of political and economic power centers stands out. This includes public scrutiny of the management of public funds and the activities of the public and economic systems, thus denouncing dysfunctional features. This article aims to des...
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Los estudios acerca de la corrupción sugieren que tiene consecuencias en la democracia, dañando el estado de derecho, la justicia social o minando la confianza ciudadana en la clase política. El presente capítulo describe la percepción de la corrupción en Ecuador, tanto desde el punto de vista de la agenda de problemas (agenda pública), como desde...
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Digital environment involves numerous transformations for the media system. One of them is the process that is reconfiguring the traditional media visibility parameters from mass communication era. To study it, we use, taking an innovative approach, hyperlinks as proxy to the media visibility. Our goal is to find out the destination of the hyperlin...
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Digital media have become an indispensable element of a growing number of human practices that depend on these platforms to a great extent [...]
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Social media are transforming online political activism. These digital platforms offer opportunities and obstacles for the communicative strategies of social protests. Our aim is to critically analyse the main advantages and risks in this regard. The results allow us to identify three potentialities: the self-mediation of protests, the civic monito...
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The covid-19 outbreak is a highly disruptive event in our society. Its consequences have affected different social domains. Our objective is to analyse its impact on journalism in a panoramic and comprehensive way. We intend to identify the main alterations and changes that the outbreak of the coronavirus has caused. The methodology is based on the...
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Las democracias occidentales viven un impulso populista. En este contexto, la consolidación de las tecnologías digitales juega un papel clave por sus potencialidades para difundir con mayor facilidad los mensajes populistas. Esta investigación examina cómo los actores políticos populistas europeos introducen en su estrategia discursiva en Twitter l...
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Introduction: In recent years, digital platforms, especially mobile instant messaging services such as WhatsApp, have become essential tools for local administrations. Changes in the habits of the population, more likely to carry out their procedures through mobile devices, but also the possibility that these platforms offer to promote direct and i...
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Social media has become an essential platform in the field of digital political communication. In the context of accommodating electoral campaigns to digital media and the absence of barriers to freedom of expression existing on these platforms, attacks on political rivals and negative campaigns are increasing on social media. This research analyze...
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Social media has introduced new parameters that can potentially transform the digital political conversation. Traditionally, in the age of mass communication, public debate was dominated by politicians and journalists. However, digital platforms, primarily Twitter, have allowed other social actors to join the political discussion, trying to influen...
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Interactivity is a defining characteristic of social media. Connections among users shape the network and have a direct impact on the political conversations that take place on digital platforms. In the hybrid media system, digital discussions can have an impact on both the agenda of mainstream media and the offline political life. In this context,...
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Ordinary citizens are increasingly using mobile instant messaging apps such as WhatsApp for politically-related activities. Compared to other ‘semi-public’ online platforms, WhatsApp provides a more intimate and controlled environment in which users can almost simultaneously gather and share news, discuss politics, and mobilize others. Relying on t...
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A Covid-19 é um fenômeno de enorme magnitude e relevância. Seu impacto tem afetado vários domínios so-ciais, incluindo as mídias e o jornalismo. Desde o início desta crise sanitária, as notícias se tornaram um recurso valioso para os cidadãos. Estudar as dinâmicas de consumo de informação é altamente relevante tanto por sua capacidade de transforma...
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A new journal is always a challenge and an opportunity [...]
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La Covid-19 ha revelado la elevada necesidad de información que la ciudadanía experimenta en momentos críticos. Uno de los soportes clave para el acceso a la misma son los servicios móviles de mensajería instantánea, que, además, son fundamentales en las interacciones sociales en un contexto de mediatización profunda. El objetivo de este artículo e...
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Social media has instituted new parameters for the political conversation in the digital public sphere. Previous research had identified several of these new phenomena: political polarisation, hate speech discourses, and fake news, among others. However, little attention has been paid to the users' geographical location, specifically to the role lo...
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El brote de COVID-19 es un hecho altamente disruptivo para nuestra sociedad. Sus consecuencias han afectado a diferentes dominios sociales. Nuestro objetivo es analizar su impacto en el periodismo de forma panorámica y comprensiva. Pretendemos identificar las principales alteraciones y cambios que ha provocado la irrupción del Coronavirus. La metod...
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Since its inception, the European Union has been facing several challenges. The economic and refugee crises, along with the results of the British referendum, have shaped the future of Europe in the past decade. These challenges among others have encouraged the emergence of populist parties, which aim at disrupting the current status quo posing thr...
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Social media have become fundamental platforms of influence during election periods. They are forums where politicians promote their agendas and programs, encourage mobilisation, and call on the public to vote, although they rarely engage in dialogue with citizens. The aim of this study is to delve deeper into the case of Facebook and evaluate the...
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En los últimos años, redes sociales como Facebook e Instagram se han situado como espacios preferentes de la comunicación política. Por un lado, los actores políticos han incorporado estas redes a su estrategia como un canal a través del cual compartir sus mensajes. Por otro lado, los usuarios encuentran en ellas un espacio donde participar y mostr...
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Covid-19 is a phenomenon of enormous magnitude and relevance. Its impact has affected various social domains, including the media and journalism. Since the beginning of this health crisis, the news has become a valuable resource for citizens. Studying the dynamics of information consumption is highly relevant both for its ability to transform the m...
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Social media have enabled journalists to promote their work and interact with audiences without the intermediation of their organisation. Branding on social media has become a new competency that journalists have to address. It is considered an indicator of any journalist's reputation and also a way to face the difficulties encountered in the secto...
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Communication is one of the core elements of populism, especially in social media. Through such digital platforms, political leaders can communicate directly with citizens and build both their discourse and their political leadership. Although the literature has so far identified the existence of a populist political communication style, the expans...
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Sin duda, son muy numerosas las aproximaciones al estudio del género documental (Marzal, 2008). En los últimos años, hemos asistido a la publicación en el panorama español de diferentes ensayos que proponen perspectivas de estudio muy pertinentes y valiosas sobre el audiovisual contemporáneos y, muy especialmente, sobre el género documental. En pri...
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Drawing on the perceptions of the future generation of journalists, this article aims to examine the specific motivations and barriers that encourage or discourage students from starting their own journalistic businesses. The goal is to identify those aspects that most influence entrepreneurial intention in the journalistic field, breaking the data...
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Local journalism is immersed in a scenario of structural transformation that questions its future. In this context, it is fundamental to bring innovation derived from social media and big data into the sector. The goal of this chapter is to provide a typology and classification of the new formats linked to social media that can be used by local jou...
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La influencia de los medios en la conversación política en Twitter: actividad, popularidad y autoridad en el debate digital en España Influência da mídia na conversa política Abstract Traditionally media (newspapers, television stations, radio networks, and news agencies) have exerted a great influence on society, but their role is changing in the...
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El entorno digital está propiciando profundas transformaciones en el periodismo, y una de las más importantes afecta a su inf!uencia en la esfera pública. El objetivo de este capítulo es analizar ese cambio para comprender el papel que el periodismo desempeña hoy en la democracia. En las últimas décadas, los medios han sufrido una fuerte pérdida de...
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Given the effectiveness shown for the creation of collaborative environments of social network sites and the scarcity of work on their use by researchers, the purpose of this article is the analysis of the use of communication systems in scientific collaboration by the collective most involved in scientific mobility. A survey among the Spanish grou...
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The populist phenomenon has acquired great relevance during the last decade. The emergence of new populist actors and the consolidation of the use of social media such as Twitter are transforming the field of political communication. The objective of this paper is to know the agenda set by the leaders of the main European populist political parties...
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The key points of the transformations that social media have generated in the field of political information are identified. Social media consolidation is bringing with it a new, more hybrid communicative environment and a logic based on new principles and operating criteria that affect the entire informative process. Therefore, the impact of digit...
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In recent years, political communication has been marked by an increased use of social networks. Platforms such as Twitter have become an essential tool for political actors, especially during electoral campaigns. The aim of this study is to analyse the use of Twitter by Spanish political actors to build their agenda during electoral campaigns. The...
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The current scenario of crisis and change has prompted the idea of entrepreneurship as a way to develop new media business models that can be promoted by university training. In this study, we aim to assess the effects of such training. A qualitative study was conducted using in-depth interviews of Spanish journalism and communication entrepreneurs...
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Keywords Political communication, Twitter, agenda-setting interaction, electoral campaigns.
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Este capítulo reflexiona sobre la importancia clave de las fuentes como criterio para medir la calidad del proceso de trabajo y el producto periodístico. A partir de un repaso teórico actualizado sobre el papel de la fuentes en el periodismo, el texto realiza una primera aportación importante: ofrece una propuesta metodológica precisa que vincula 5...
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Desde su uso como herramienta innovadora de campaña por parte de Barack Obama y su protagonismo en las movilizaciones ciudadanas de la Primavera Árabe, los medios sociales se han situado en el centro del debate social, político y académico. ¿Hasta que punto son capaces estas tecnologías digitales de impulsar y favorecer el cambio social y político?...
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Introduction: The digital landscape has facilitated the development of new mechanisms that help citizens to exercise transparency, which is linked to political monitoring and contributes to the redefinition of political communication and participation. Methods: The study is based on the case study technique, applied to five digital initiatives, to...
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Social media are introducing changes into the relationship between the mainstream media and online political activism. In a new context characterized by citizen empowerment, social movements are promoting new models for interacting with journalists. This chapter aims to analyze this phenomenon. To that end, a qualitative methodology has been used,...
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Twitter has been incorporated as an essential tool in the communication strategies of political actors. However, we need to know more about its use. Our objective is to analyze the main functions attributed to Twitter in electoral campaigns. We studied the 2016 election in Spain based on an analysis of quantitative content. The sample consists of 9...
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Spain has become a remarkable democratic laboratory in which millions of citizens are experimenting with new forms of political expression. This book examines the dynamics of this political laboratory, showing that the upheavals it is experiencing are likely in the near future to affect democracies elsewhere in the world. Examining the new means of...
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Twitter está introduciendo importantes novedades en la comunicación política y se ha tornado un espacio en el que los ciudadanos debaten sobre cuestiones de interés público. Esta investigación analiza el empleo que la ciudadanía hace de Twitter durante un acontecimiento político relevante: la investidura del candidato socialista a la presidencia, P...
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Social media, or web 2.0, allows citizens to produce content and information. However, not everybody has the same access to these benefits. This causes the emergence of a digital divide and the appearance of vulnerable sectors. We study the effect of education, financial income, and the frequency of technology use on the capacity of citizens to pro...
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La marca personal del periodista se ha convertido en un valor clave para ganar prestigio y hacer frente a la crisis del sector. Los medios sociales contribuyen a construir la identidad digital del periodista, estrechando lazos con sus seguidores y ganando autonomía respecto a sus medios. El objetivo de esta investigación es identificar las estrateg...
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La información política representa un recurso estratégico para el funcionamiento normativo del sistema democrático. Sus contenidos condicionan el acceso ciudadano a los principales acontecimientos y debates sociales, determinan el establecimiento de la agenda pública y dinamizan el proceso de formación de la opinión pública. Este traba-jo analiza e...
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The use of social networks, particularly Twitter, in the area of political communication is continually growing. Its capacity to foster direct and personal communication and interaction with the citizenry are two of the factors that explain its growth. The objective of this study is to analyse whether the principal Spanish political leaders (Marian...
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Periodistas y políticos son dos caras de la misma moneda. Dos polos que se atraen y se repelen en una dinámica sin fin de negociación constante que genera relevantesconsecuencias para las democracias actuales. El objetivo de este libro es analizar estas relaciones en España actualmente. Desde una óptica novedosa, se estudian el papel de la afinidad...
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La información periodística adquiere una nueva dimensión en redes sociales como Twitter. Desde esta plataforma, los ciudadanos debaten y condicionan asuntos hasta ahora reservados a los medios de comunicación. Los periodistas ya no se limitan únicamente a informar. Los políticos disponen de un nuevo canal para comunicarse directamente con los votan...
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News acquire a new dimension due to social networks like Twitter. In this platform, citizens discuss and gain influence in issues traditionally reserved to media. Journalists are no longer limited only to inform. Politicians have a new line to talk directly with voters. Social movements take benefit of the viral nature of Twitter to denounce the ab...
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El contexto político español atraviesa, desde hace unos años, por un momento altamente complejo y, a la vez, de una efervescencia apasionante. Las encuestas y estudios demoscópicos evidencian una fuerte desafección ciudadana definida por un sentimiento de cinismo y falta de confianza con respecto al proceso político representativo. Al mismo tiempo...
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El uso de Twitter como herramienta estratégica para la comunicación política se ha incrementado notablemente durante los últimos años, especialmente en período de campaña electoral. El objetivo de esta investigación es examinar el grado de cumplimiento de los principios dialógicos atribuidos a las redes sociales. Para ello se aplica la técnica del...
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Social movements are one of the driving forces of social change. Organisations such as the Platform of People Affected by Mortgages (PAH) denounce situations of injustice and question the construction of the social meanings through discourse. They promote self-mediation strategies, especially through social networks, to influence the media agenda a...
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Periodismo y democracia son dos conceptos fuertemente aso- ciados en nuestro imaginario. Entre ellos existen múltiples in- terdependencias. Sin el primero no existe la segunda. El pe- riodismo sirve para múltiples funciones democráticas como la información, la investigación, el análisis, la creación de víncu- los sociales y comunidades, el debate p...
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The use of Twitter in the political communication field has increased considerably in the last years. Its potential as a communicative tool, specifically in electoral campaigns, and its capacity to improve the relation with the citizenry are some of the reasons to explain their rise. Specifically, the last aspect constitutes one of the major benefi...
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Journalism is undergoing a major restructuring reflecting the post-2008 economic crisis and ongoing technological innovation. Much discussion on future job creation is focused on entrepreneurial journalism. Spain is a paradigmatic example of this phenomenon. Between 2008 and 2014, some 454 news media outlets were created in Spain. Yet, the emergenc...
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La aparición de este nuevo número de adComunica coincide con el segundo aniversario del cierre de RTVV, producido el pasado 29 de noviembre de 2015. Es esta, pues, una coyuntura muy pertinente para el estudio sobre el papel que juegan los medios de comunicación públicos, en especial en el contexto de la comunicación local o de proximidad, en las so...
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Las redes sociales están introduciendo importantes novedades en los movimientos sociales. El objetivo de este artículo es analizar las estrategias y prácticas comunicativas desplegadas por los activistas polí- ticos en las redes sociales en el contexto español. Para ello, se analizan tres procesos: la automediación, la monitorización de los centros...
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Political journalism plays a key role in current democracies. However, its functional features and dynamics change depending on the geographic context in which they are inserted. One of the distinctive features of the Spanish case is the high level of political commitment on the part of the media. The aim of this paper is to analyse the main proble...
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En efecto, este es el número 10 de la revista adComunica. Y como dice el tópico, «parece que fue ayer». Sin embargo, para los que hemos estado trabajando en la revista, en el día a día, han sido años de trabajo muy intenso, de un aprendizaje continuo que no tiene fin. Y, aunque quizás pueda sonar un poco autocomplaciente, creemos que los resultados...
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El entorno digital está propiciando la aparición de nuevos proveedores de información periodística. Se analiza el caso de los servicios de noticias de los grandes actores digitales, específicamente FB Newswire, una plataforma para distribuir contenidos informativos generados en las redes sociales y compartidos públicamente, lanzada por Facebook en...
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La revista adComunica en su constante intención de explorar las nuevas tendencias y los terrenos de la innovación en el campo de la comunicación ha decidido dedicar este número nueve a los videojuegos y el ocio digital interactivo. Se trata, sin lugar a dudas, de un fenómeno de un gran importancia en la actualidad tanto por su dimensión económica c...
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Social media are introducing significant changes in social movements. The aim of this article is to analyse the strategies and communicative practices developed by political activists on social media in the Spanish context. Three processes are studied: the self-mediation, the monitoring of power centers and the reversed agenda-setting. The methodol...
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En este capítulo introductorio, los editores de la obra ofrecen una reflexión general sobre la situación del sistema público de radiotelevisión en España. En primer lugar, se presenta un análisis del contexto de crisis que sufren las televisiones públicas en España, que se puede describir como “multimensional”, en la medida en que coinciden diversa...
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El documento contiene un resumen en castellano de los 12 capítulos que contiene la obra colectiva. El libro ofrece una extensa y detallada panorámica sobre la situación de la televisión pública en el escenario actual de crisis. En la primera parte se presenta: un análisis de la evolución y futuro del servicio público de la televisión a través del e...
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The document contains a summary in spanish of the 12 chapters containing the collective work. The book offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of the situation of public television in the current scenario of crisis. The first part presents: an analysis of the evolution and future of public service television through the examination of bad comm...
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Editorial 11 Apostar por la formación en tiempos de crisis Sin duda, vivimos una época que podríamos definir como compleja y difícil, pero también muy interesante. En efecto, este inicio del siglo xxi está resultando tan convulso y viene tan cargado de cambios como lo fue el fin de siglo pasado. El mundo de la comunicación está mutando muy deprisa,...
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Dentro de la cobertura informativa, la portada de la prensa de referencia representa un objeto de estudio muy relevante. A partir su análisis longitudinal, el objetivo de este trabajo es examinar la evolución de tres cuestiones periodísticas centrales: gestión de fuentes, composición de la agenda informativa, y tipo de encuadre dominante. Tras anal...
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The aim of this article was to analyze the level of influence and boundaries that media exert on politics. Specifically, we studied the power of media to set the public agenda, to set the political agenda determining decision-making processes and to generate political disaffection through politicians’ and journalists’ perceptions. We used a methodo...
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In news coverage, the cover of press reference represents a very important subject of study. From a longitudinal analysis, the aim of this article is to examine the evolution of three crucial journalistic issues: sources management, media agenda composition, and dominant framing type. After analyzing a sample of 800 news, results indicate a progres...
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El cierre del anterior número de la revista adComunica, el nº 6, cuya sección Informe estaba dedicada a un tema tan relevante como “Periodismo y democracia en el entorno digital”, coincidió con el anuncio de la clausura de RTVV, el pasado 5 de noviembre de 2013, una noticia cuya gravedad nos pareció, en un primer momento, incluso inverosímil, por l...
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El objetivo es analizar cuales son las competencias formativas vinculadas al periodismo mas valoradas por parte de dos colectivos: el alumnado y los profesionales del sector. La metodologia se basa en la encuesta cuantitativa. La muestra esta integrada por 126 alumnos de diferentes cursos del Grado en Periodismo de la Universitat Jaume I de Castell...