Elena Blanco Castilla

Elena Blanco Castilla
University of Malaga | UMA · Department of Journalism

Phd

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Introduction
Elena Blanco is a professor at the University of Málaga, Spain. She has focused her research on data journalism, audiences and climate change and is the author of numerous articles that analyze these issues. Member of Spanish national research projects during the last decade, Blanco is currently president of the Press Association of Málaga
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February 2014 - December 2018
University of Malaga
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  • Professor (Full)

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Publications (27)
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Editado en colaboración con la Sociedad Española de Periodística (SEP), esta obra se organiza en quince capítulos que recogen las aportaciones expertas de carácter teórico y empírico de un total de treinta y seis autores y autoras. Estos trabajos toman el testigo de las reflexiones compartidas por los participantes del XXV Congreso Internacional de...
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This article aims to contribute to the debate on audience participation in the media from three points of view: (1) demonstrating how data journalism enables an effective participation by the public in news production, (2) establishing a typology of the forms of contribution, and (3) performing an in-depth study of La Nación (Argentina), as an exam...
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School bullying and teen suicide in the Spanish press: from journalistic taboo to boom Elena Blanco­Castilla [CV] [ ORCID] [ GS] Professor at the Department of Journalism, Universidad de Málaga (UMA), Spain ­ castilla@uma.es Juan Cano­Galindo [CV] [ ORCID] PhD Student.
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The premise behind this paper is that, in order to reach social consensus on climate change, there must be consensus on the media first. This research study focuses on the search for consensus values in the editorial discourses of five proven influential broadsheet newspapers in their context and internationally, such as The Guardian, Le Monde, El...
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La implantación del periodismo de datosen España es realmente reciente. Los equiposmás consolidados apenas tienen dosaños de experiencia —pues surgen a partirde la aprobación de la conocida como Leyde Transparencia, a finales de 2013— yse hallan aún en un proceso de configuración.Esta investigación tiene, por tanto,una finalidad exploratoria de un...
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The First International Conference on Data Journalism: New Narratives for Specialized Journalism was held at the University of Málaga in February 2016 at the initiative of the In-Data Group (University Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona), responsible for the national research project "Big data, social networking and data journalism "(CSCSO2013- 47767-C2-2-R...
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El consenso científico sobre el cambio climático es ya un hecho; no obstante, las líneas editoriales de los principales medios europeos de referencia continúan priorizando en sus discursos razones de orden político, económico o social frente a la solidez de los argumentos científicos que urgen a tomar medidas. En este artículo se analizan los facto...
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There is an unquestionable scientific consensus on climate change; however, the editorial stance of Europe's leading mainstream media continue to give priority in their speeches to political, economic or social arguments against the soundness of scientific discourse that urge to take action. This paper discusses factors that influence, determine an...
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The editorial section is the perfect space to investigate the identity of newspapers, as it reflects their ideological position. For this reason, this work analyses the editorial position on climate change of two highly prestigious newspapers: The New York Times (United States), which is a reference for the Anglo-Saxon world, and El País (Spain), w...
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Diversos autores vienen alertando desde hace años sobre los graves problemas que atraviesa la práctica del Periodismo (Meyer, 2004), que se han tornado más inquietantes desde la entrada de este siglo (Hachten, 2005) y agravados además, aunque no sólo achacables, por la crisis económica. La respuesta a esta situación debe ser la adopción urgente de...
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Introduction:This study analyses the editorial stance of three authoritative Spanish newspapers (El País, El Mundo and La Vanguardia) with regards climate change in the time span between the climate summits held in Kyoto (1997) and Durban (2011). Methodology: The analysis has taken into account the presence of political, economic, social and cultur...
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Castilla [C.V.] [ ORCID] [ GS] Profesora titular del Departamento de Periodismo -Universidad de Málaga, (UMA) España – castilla@uma.es M Quesada [C.V.] [ ORCID] [ GS]Catedrática del Departamento de Comunicación -Universidad PompeuFabra, (UPF) España –montse.quesada@upf.edu L Teruel Rodríguez [C.V.] [ ORCID] [ GS] Profesora ayudante doctor del Depar...
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Introducción. En esta investigación hemos analizado la posición editorial de tres medios españoles de referencia (El País, El Mundo y La Vanguardia) en torno al cambio climático, en el periodo comprendido entre las dos grandes cumbres: Kioto (1997) y Durban (2011). Metodología. En el análisis de contenido se ha tenido en cuenta la presencia de fact...
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ABSTRACT Presente y futuro de la comunicación estratégica en la ciudad Francisco Javier Paniagua Rojano y Elena Blanco Castilla Universidad de Málaga Nuestra propuesta surge a raíz de una reflexión sostenida en el tiempo, y que se articula en torno a una pregunta: ¿de qué vivirá cualquier ciudad dentro de cinco o diez años? Esta pregunta, a...
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The definition of national press identity requires both an evaluation of newspaper editorials and, as it is approached here, an estimation of how often editorials are linked directly with the information content. The analysis shows that there is a close connection, as 4 out of 5 editorials are related to a piece of daily news in a particularly rele...
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La definición de la identidad de la prensa nacional requiere la evaluación de la sección editorial y, como se aborda aquí a partir de una metodología cuantitativa, la vinculación de ésta con los contenidos informativos. El análisis constata que existe una fuerte relación (4 de cada 5 editoriales conectan con una información del día) y además con re...
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La observación de los contenidos informativos que sobre temas laborales se publica actualmente en los medios de comunicación y la evocación de la importancia que alcanzaron en los años de la Transición política española reflejan una pérdida de peso muy importante en la confección de la agenda. En este trabajo se abordan las circunstancias más impor...
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Los medios de comunicación tienen un papel crucial en la configuración de la imagen de la mujer y, consecuentemente, una gran responsabilidadpara garantizar que la percepción que los ciudadanos reciben de ella se adecue a la realidad. Se espera de estos que, sobretodo, actúen como factor de cambio e impulsores de la igualdad efectiva, mediante un e...
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Considering the importance that labour topics had in mass media during the Spanish Political Transition, nowadays this kind of informative contents have taken on a lower relevance. This article explains the main circumstances that have influenced on this lack of interest. In this respect, besides the changes happen in political and economic scenes,...
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JOURNALISM, HEALTH AND LIFE QUALITY. CONTENTS AND SOURCES During many years the field of the Media of Health has been associated mainly to the idea to generate messages related to certain diseases, mainly when these worry to the population or about its magnitude or risk about epidemic, by their lethal effectiveness or for being new diseases. This a...
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This article is a reflection based on the opinion pages evolution experienced in the last years, characterized by the strong implantation of new subgenera of opinion. They also fulfill the goal of creation of the public opinion, reserved to the editorial traditionally, but with much greater acceptance between the readers. The editorial cartoon play...
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Chasqui 91-Televisión 5 0 L os medios de comunicación, y con ellos la publicidad, tienen una enorme responsabili-dad en la configuración de una visión este-reotipada de la mujer, de una imagen que no es co-herente con la realidad de muchas sociedades en las que este colectivo alcanza ya importantes cotas de igualdad. Una imagen que atribuye roles q...
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The Radio has special qualities for the educational work: it allows the work in groups, it favors the pupil's motivation (specially teenagers), it helps the school activities realization from a global perspective; it is a good instrument for the treatment of new transversal issues, and it might be used as support to work about the critical lecture...

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Goal: "The influence of audience in journalistic innovation and participatory management: risks and opportunities", funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (CSO2015-64955-C4-3-R), is part of a national research project focus on Active Audiences & Journalism
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Goal: "The influence of audience in journalistic innovation and participatory management: risks and opportunities", funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (CSO2015-64955-C4-3-R) and leaded by Bella Palomo. This projet is part of a national research project focus on Active Audiences & Journalism.