José Miguel Tomasena

José Miguel Tomasena
University of Barcelona | UB · Departament of Library and Information Science and Audiovisual Communication

PhD in Communication

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Introduction
José-Miguel Tomasena does research in Communication, Social Media Cultures and Digital Storytelling. He is currently Margarita Salas Postdoctoral Fellow at the Faculty of Information and Audiovisual Communication, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain. His research interests include literary prosumption in digital media, Media Literacies (particularly Reading and Writing), Platform studies, Narrative analysis, Digital Ethnography and History of Reading and Publishing.
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October 2016 - October 2019
University Pompeu Fabra
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  • PhD Student

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Publications (11)
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A partir del concepto de género desarrollado por Mikhail Bakhtin (1982), este trabajo analiza cuantitativamente los géneros audiovisuales de los booktubers (book + youtubers) en lengua española, con el objetivo de determinar cuáles son las formas discursivas predominantes en su producción y la repercusión que tienen en sus audiencias, a través de i...
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This article focuses on the results from interviews and workshops on teens' YouTube consumption and use as part of the Transmedia Literacy research project on teens and transmedia collaborative practices carried out in eight countries from Europe, South America and Australia. The project had two main objectives: to detect what teens are doing with...
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Los booktubers se han convertido en agentes clave en la visibilización de las obras literarias, sobre todo entre jóvenes (Tomasena, 2019; Lluch, 2017; Arbarello et. al. 2020). A partir del caso de los booktubers, esta ponencia propone el concepto de “comercio de la conectividad” para describir cómo los intercambios materiales y simbólicos que los c...
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This article offers a statistical description of the key characteristics of Spanish-speaking booktubers, young people who use YouTube and other digital platforms to share content about books. To establish their demographics, the distribution of their popularity, the evolution of their production, two complementary methods where used: on the one han...
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BookTubers (Book +YouTubers) have become key players in the in the Spanish-speaking literary world because of their power to make Books visible, specially for young audiences. Our research has two goals: a) to analyze their audiovisual production form a semio-discursive perspective; and b) to describe and analyze their emergence and progressive pro...
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This thesis presents a study about BookTuber’s media practices. BookTubers are people who use YouTube (and other digital platforms) to publish videos about books and reading. This research project systematizes their media practices, analyzes their audiovisual discourse, their motivations and roles, and the relations they establish within YouTube’s...
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Este libro compila 28 charlas organizadas por la Fundación Telefónica y “La Caixa” Foundation a lo largo de cinco años y ofrecidas por expertos peruanos y extranjeros en torno a temas diversos como la ciudadanía digital, los videojuegos, las series de televisión, los robots, los medios sociales, los nuevos entornos laborales, el big data y el uso d...
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BookTubers (from the acronym book + YouTuber) have become key players for the publishing industry, given their influence on children and teens to promote reading and book consumption. Based on an 18-month digital ethnography that combines direct observation, digital interactions on YouTube channels, and other social media and semistructured intervi...
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Este capítulo del libro revisa el fenómeno de los booktubers como un caso de hibridación entre tecnologías de la imprenta y pantallas digitales. En él se revisa su origen en relación con la historia de la lectura, sus sistemas culturales, qlas principales características de su discurso y géneros audiovisuales. También incluye recomendaciones para a...
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Este proyecto de investigación es el Trabajo Final del Máster en Comunicación Social de la Universitat Pompeu Fabra y el punto de partida de para una investigación doctoral en la misma universidad. El objetivo central de este trabajo es comprender el sentido de las prácticas comunicativas y la cultura de los video-vlogueros literarios en YouTube (b...
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En esta tesis se establece una lectura del libro “Sobre la televisión”, de Pierre Bourdieu desde la experiencia profesional del autor, periodista mexicano. En la primera parte se discuten los factores que condicionan el habitus de los periodistas para distinguir lo que es noticia de lo que no es; en la segunda, se discute el análisis que Bourdieu h...

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The main objetive of this research project is to understand the communication practices among Youtube literary vloggers (booktubers) in spanish language, in the context of the disputes between participatory cultures (Jenkins) and the commercial exploitation of connectivity (van Dijck).