Laura Fernández

Laura Fernández
University of Barcelona | UB · Faculty of Information and Audiovisual Media

PhD
Juan de la Cierva Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre of Research in Information, Communication and Culture (CRICC-UB).

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Publications (18)
Technical Report
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Scrutinizing Horizon 2020 Programme
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We examine the press representation of monk parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus) and their population management in Madrid city. To do this, we analyze mentions of this species in six Spanish newspapers for the case of Madrid. We apply a mixed methodology composed of framing, text analysis, and sentiment analysis. This multi-method approach allows us to...
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El veganismo fue originalmente definido como una práctica marcadamente ética y política en oposición al uso y explotación de los animales no humanos. No obstante, el veganismo está siendo enmarcado como un tipo de dieta con beneficios para la salud humana individual, o como un asunto alimenticio desvinculado de principios éticos altruistas como el...
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Resumen Esta tesis doctoral explora la efectividad y la ética comunicativa de las producciones visuales activistas antiespecistas, especialmente las imágenes de violencia y la estrategia comunicativa del shock moral. El objetivo principal de esta tesis es conocer qué contenidos visuales y estrategias de comunicación visual son más efectivas para pr...
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Laura Fernández’s chapter contributes to the fields of critical animal and media studies and migration studies by empirically addressing the visual representation of human and nonhuman migrants in the international press. The visual representation of these collectives has not been previously analyzed together or compared in terms of press photograp...
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Postprint available here: http://hdl.handle.net/10230/47682
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In this paper we argue that adopting critical animal studies perspectives in critical public relations can not only be very fruitful, but that it is also a necessity if the aims of the latter are to be achieved. To this end, this text introduces the challenges and opportunities that the field of critical animal studies brings to critical public rel...
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L'adaptació dels Objectius de Desenvolupament Sostenible a la UPF disposen d'una nova eina mitjançant les vuit fitxes docents (una per cada àmbit de coneixement) per treballar la Sostenibilitat Social, Econòmica i Mediambiental. Comunicació: PRÀCTIQUES SOBRE ANÀLISI I COMUNICACIÓ DEL CANVI CLIMÀTIC ANTROPOGÈNIC I ÈTICA AMBIENTAL I ANIMAL DE LA COM...
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Animal liberation activists regularly use visual communication to get their message across to the public. Explicit violent images are considered a potential tool to bridge the moral gap between activists and audiences. However, there is a strong debate regarding the effectiveness of different visuals. This paper aims to contribute to the discussion...
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Animal liberation activists’ visual output invites reflection on the relationships our society has with other animals who live, suffer and die as objects of human exploitation. This paper presents the results of 60 interviews with vegan animal liberation activists in Sweden, Denmark and Spain. The main goal of this research was to consider the effe...
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El presente artículo defiende que los sistemas de opresión heteropatriarcal y especista se han co-constituido. Para explicar este solapamiento de opresiones se definirán primero el especismo y el heteropatriarcado, considerando su conexión con otros sistemas de opresión de los que no pueden ser desvinculados (capitalismo, colonialismo, capacitismo)...
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La clonación y transgénesis animal son prácticas biotecnológicas en auge, para nada exentas de problemáticas éticas en lo que respecta al uso que hacen de los animales no humanos. En este artículo se examinan los diversos ámbitos de aplicación de la clonación animal (médico-farmacéutico, industria alimentaria, recreación de especies extintas, clona...
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This article discusses two main issues: the historical invisibility of the role of animal agriculture in climate change and whether it is useful to include explicit violent images or “moral shock” of farmed animals ¹ in environmental advocacy campaigns to fight against climate change and environmental devastation. The claim will be explored at two...
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Especismo, machismo, heteronorma, racismo, capacitismo, explotación medioambiental… Todas las formas de opresión están conectadas, pues se basan en una forma común de organización del mundo: el pensamiento binario. Hacia mundos más animales rastrea los diferentes binarios que estructuran los mundos y las relaciones. Binarios sobre los que se asien...

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The UPF-Centre for Animal Ethics (UPF-CAE) is a think-tank based at Pompeu Fabra University which focuses on animal ethics from multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Its mission is to promote non-speciesist ethical approaches in academia, politics, media and public opinion.