Carles Roca-Cuberes

Carles Roca-Cuberes
University Pompeu Fabra | UPF · Department of Communication

PhD Sociology

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Introduction
Carles Roca-Cuberes currently works at the Department of Communication , University Pompeu Fabra. Carles does research in Social Theory, Qualitative Social Research and Communication and Media. Their most recent publication is 'Nationality and gender stereotypes in the San Fermín festival: Cross-sectional age differences in the interpretation of TV news'.

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The media employ a shared cultural knowledge between sender and receiver to build media representations effectively. These representations, apparently innocuous, shape the audience’s perception and appraisal of the Other, which is constructed as an opposition to the Self. In our research, we draw attention to a Spanish television news story that de...
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Surrogacy is beginning to generate public debate and the way the media approach it may have negative effects on social attitudes towards gay parenting. The news media play a key role in informing society, especially about topics such as surrogacy, of which most audiences have no direct experience. The aim of our research is to explore opinion forma...
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Introduction. The Communication sector has experienced notable changes derived from the phenomenon of digitalization and the rise of new technologies. Due to this, there is an urgent need to rethink whether university studies are adapted to these changes on digital media. Methodology. The aim is to assess, through a survey aimed at professionals, t...
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Introducción. El sector de la comunicación ha experimentado notables cambios derivados del fenómeno de la digitalización y el auge de las nuevas tecnologías. Debido a ello, urge la necesidad de repensar si los estudios universitarios están adaptados a estos cambios sobre medios digitales. Metodología. Se busca valorar por medio de una encuesta diri...
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Introduction. The definition of the concept of Global Communication Studies (GCS) is still evolving, especially when it comes to their establishment as a new formal area of education regulated by the university system. As GCS cover a very wide range of communication-related issues, it is necessary to demarcate their scope to differentiate them from...
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This article is based on 22 months of online fieldwork examining YouTube’s beauty community, specifically the beauty guru Bubz, her uploaded content, and user comments. We aim to conceptualize central community-specific dynamics and practices, particularly those related to self-presentation and identity-management and their affordances for legitimi...
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Introducción. El concepto de Estudios de Comunicación Global, o Global Communication Studies (GCS), está en vías de definición, sobre todo a la hora de constituirlos como una nueva área de educación formal reglada por el sistema universitario. Al abarcar todo un rango de cuestiones de la Comunicación con demasiada amplitud se hace necesario delimit...
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The professional profiles and skills related to journalism are adapting to a new paradigm as a consequence of the advent of new technologies - the web 2.0, the end of the monopoly of news production by mass media, etc. This study aims to provide a comprehensive critical mapping of new professional profiles and skills demanded in the field of journa...
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This article analyzes a television news story using a particular example. In line with the research tradition of the ethnomethodological approach of membership categorization analysis, our main analytical concerns are (i) to understand the logic of practical reasoning and intelligibility involved in the production of the news story; (ii) to examine...
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What is involved in exploring a patient’s mental state? How is a diagnosis or a decision about a patient’s psychopathological status accomplished? How do psychiatrists make patients talk about their problems? The first encounter, in a psychiatric hospital, between a psychiatrist and the prospective patient is quite significant for the fate of the l...
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Introduction. This paper analyzes several Spanish TV news about sexuality, gender, religion and interculturality to explore how these news are interpreted by audiences and experts. Methodology. We have used three complementary methods. First, we have conducted a critical discourse analysis (CDA) of different sexual, religious and intercultural iden...
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Introducción. En esta investigación se analizan distintas noticias sobre sexualidad, género, religión e interculturalidad en televisiones españolas. Metodología. Se realiza un análisis del discurso de las distintas identidades enmarcadas en las mencionadas categorías. A continuación, en distintos grupos discusión se analizan las interpretaciones qu...
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Este artículo presenta parte de los resultados obtenidos en el marco de un proyecto de investigación sobre la representación e interpretación de las civilizaciones y culturas en la televisión. Desde la mirada transversal del proceso de comunicación se analiza la cobertura y tratamiento in- formativo de la celebración de los Sanfermines en Pamplona,...
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The objective of this study is to show how conversation analysis, a sociological discipline, approaches the study of social institutions. Social institutions are conceived as the crystallization of members’ communicative, interactional practices. Two institutional domains – psychiatric interviews and broadcast news interviews – and a specific inter...
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This study analyzes the broadcast political interview in Spain, both from a historical standpoint and from its current practice. Its history is reviewed, departing from the beginning of the journalistic interview in the United States until its popularization in Spanish television in the nineties. With the aid of conversation analysis, a fragment of...
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The core of the educational paradigm of ESHE is competence learning. This paper contains the results of the comparative analysis of the self-perception of competence development by Communication Theories students in the degree courses AudioVisual Communication, Advertising and Public Relations, and Journalism at the Pompeu Fabra University. Two com...
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En este estudio piloto se analiza la implantacion del primer curso del nuevo Grado de Traduccion e Interpretacion de la Universidad Pompeu Fabra. Se examinan, mediante la encuesta y los grupos de discusion, dos parametros: la carga de trabajo del estudiante, y la coherencia entre competencias y su implementacion y evaluacion. Los resultados para el...
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In this article I examine the differences between broadcast political interviews in commercial and public service broadcasters in Spain. The study focuses in particular on political interviews broadcast on 'morning show' type programmes. The analysis distinguishes the characteristics that make up the news interview turn-taking system in order to ex...
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This study analyzes the broadcast political interview in Spain, both from a historical standpoint and from its current practice. Its history is reviewed, departing from the beginning of the journalistic interview in the United States until its popularization in Spanish television in the nineties. With the aid of conversation analysis, a fragment of...
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This pilot study analyzes the implementation of the first year of the new Bachelors Degree in Translation and Interpretion of the Pompeu Fabra University. It examines, through a survey and focus groups, two parameters: the students workload, and the coherence between competences and their implementation and assessment. The results for the first par...
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The objective of this study, based on eight psychiatric interviews recorded in a Spanish hospital, is to investigate how psychotherapy is made visible in psychiatric interviews. In particular, the focus is on how psychotherapy is provided in subsequent psychiatric interviews to hospitalized inpatients. Since much of what happens in psychiatric inte...
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This study, based on three years of research and over 40 hours of videotaped interaction in psychiatry, investigates the issue of insanity ascription/exoneration in psychiatric interviews. Following Sacks's model of membership categorization analysis (MCA), this article analyzes the discursive resources that psychiatrists may draw on to achieve som...
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This article focuses on the study of discourse in television. To carry out this study, I analyse the interaction that takes place in a particular program: the news. This type of program often includes interviews, which have become the main object of analysis. This study reveals certain aspects – pragmatic, interactional and audiovisual – that are s...
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Este artículo se centra en el estudio del discurso en el medio televisivo. Para llevar a cabo tal estudio, éste se ha centrado en el análisis de la interacción que se produce en un programa televisivo concreto: las noticias. Este tipo de programa suele incluir con relativa frecuencia entrevistas, que constituyen el objeto fundamental del análisis....

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The use of dating apps is globally increasing, but more research is needed to know the real incidence that the phenomenon is experiencing in Spain. The aim of this project is to examine the social and communicational phenomenon of dating apps in Spain. Specifically, we focus on understanding the uses and practices that Spanish citizens make of dating applications, the communication and interaction that is established between users, and what their motivations are.
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Towards a new communication studies. Analysis of the current situation and steps for the efficiency and the internationalization of the communication degrees in the Universitat Pompeu Fabra