@digitalunav - Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life was set up in September 2013 and is affiliated with the School of Communication at the University of Navarra; its mission is to foster research on the forms and impact of digital activity in the complex, changing field of communication. The establishment of @digitalunav is another milestone in the School's academic history, in which online average have been addressed through both teaching and research activities since the Internet's emergence as a global medium.
Over 30 people currently work in @digitalunav - Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life, which comprises three areas: People, Contents and Companies. Each area encompasses a number of fields of research, such as the use of social networks, online journalism, interactive advertising, new business models for communications companies, and the impact of the Internet on electoral campaigns, civic movements, etc.
Would you like to do a research stay with us?
@digitalunav - Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life is open to visiting researchers, from all fields of digital research. These scholars take part in the activities of @digitalunav and are encouraged to actively participate in our research work throughout their stay. Through discussions, seminars, lectures and other events, visiting researchers may exchange views with our team of researchers, directors and partners of @digitalunav to get to know different research perspectives and to actively network with the research community.
Candidates interested in joining us as visiting researchers may apply at any time. As a Visiting Researchers you will be put in touch with a researcher who can mentor you during your stay here. No salary is paid by @digitalunav for these appointments.
Meet our visiting researchers
Julien Deschamps, Université Grenoble Alpes (France)
Project: Journalism's digital condition: dynamics between production rationalization and reconfigured collectives.
Period of stay: September 2020 - June 2020.
Tomás Atarama-Rojas, University of Los Andes (Chile)
Project: Participation and Transmediality: Audience Influence on Web Series.
Period of stay: January 2020 - March 2020.
Morela Scull, Universidad de Monteávila (Venezuela)
Project: The Gamer Citizen: Fortnite and Civic Virtues.
Period of stay: October 2019 - June 2020.
Isadora Ortiz de Camargo, Universidade de São Paulo (São Paulo, SP, Brazil)
Project: The focus of her work is to investigate the resignification and the news digital strategies for managing average outlets in times of several economic, territorial and legitimacy crisis of journalism.
Period of stay: September 2019 - January 2020.
Enrique Iturralde, University of Mexico
Project: Trolling and hate speech as online identity validation practices in Facebook users.
Period of stay: April 2019 - October 2019.
Amy Jo Coffey, University of Florida (USA)
Project: Have local and regional mobile and online news average offerings kept pace with the growth of the immigrant communities in Spain, as well as the languages they speak?
Period of stay: January 2018 - February 2018.
These are the research projects in which Digital unav-Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life is currently participating
Digital News Report
As partner of Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (University of Oxford), since 2014 the Center is responsible for the design and analysis of the Digital News Report in Spain. This annual report is the biggest study about the trends of digital news consumption worldwide. Along with contributing to the global project, the Center publishes annually a more detailed national report about Spain:
Digital News Report (global), coordinated by the Reuters Institute.
Digital News Report (Spain), coordinated by the Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life.
The project RRSSalud (2020-2022) investigates the typology and dynamics of dissemination of fake health news on social networks in Spain, in order to understand the keys and mechanisms of dissemination of such content on the internet.
JOLT is investigating how to harness digital and data technology for journalism. Through the work of 14 PhD projects & 2 research projects, it will deliver new theoretical insights, technical advancements, and best-practice guidelines for journalism and the news industry. JOLT brings together researchers from multiple disciplines - journalism, communication, data science, computer science, electronic engineering - and works with academic and industry partners across the EU. JOLT is a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network funded by the European Commission.
Iberifier - Iberian Digital average Research and Fact-Checking Hub
It seeks to investigate cybermedia and monitor disinformation threats in Spain and Portugal. It will form the regional hub for the Iberian Peninsula, one of the eight that will form part of the European Digital Observatory average of the European Union.
Access to the academic publications of @digitalunav - Center for Internet Studies and Digital staff members and fellows. The majority of our publications are free to download.
@digitalunav - Center for Internet Studies and Digital fosters research publications about digital communication in different areas. The aim is to provide top-quality analyses and resources for online average scholars and practitioners. These are the first books coordinated by @digitalunav:
Salaverría, R. (ed.) (2016). online journalism in Ibero-America. Madrid: Fundación Telefónica and publishing house Ariel. (ISBN: 978-84-08-15457-0).
Herrero, M., & Wildman, Steve S. (Eds.). The Business of average: Change and Challenges. Porto: average XXI. ISBN: 978-989-729-256-2 http://www.immaa.org
Access to the most recent research papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals by @digitalunav - Center for Internet Studies and Digital fellows.
The list below presents papers developed either within @digitalunav or in collaboration with scholars of other research institutions (our research fellows are highlighted in bold letters):
Negredo, S., Martínez Costa, M.P. , Braines, J., Salaverría, R., (2020) Journalism Expands in Spite of the Crisis: Digital-Native News average in Spain. average and Communication, 8 (2 )73 -85. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/mac.v8i2.2738
Azurmendi, A., Ortega-Mohedano, Muñoz-Saldaña, M. (2019) Survey and analysis about satisfaction, use and consumption of public television in Spain. The age gap. Revista Latina de Comunicación Social, 74: 1748-1777. DOI: 10.4185/RLCS-2019-1408-91en
Martínez Costa, M.P., Serrano Puche, J., Portilla Manjón, I., Blanco, C.(2019), Young adults' interaction with online news and advertising/La interacción de los jóvenes adultos con las noticias y la advertising online. Comunicar: Iberoamerican scientific journal of communication and education, 59: 19-28. DOI: 10.3916/c59-2019-02.
Pereira Villazón, T., Portilla Manjón, I., Rodríguez Salcedo (2019) Big data and Public Relations: A literature review of the state of the art. Revista de Comunicación 18 (1): 151-165. https://revistadecomunicacion. com/article/view/1029
Azurmendi, A. (2018) Children's digital rights and big data. The European general data protection regulation (GDPR), 2016, and the Children's online personal data protection act (Coppa). El profesional de la información, 27 (1):27-35. https://doi. org/10.3145/epi.2018.ene.03
García-Perdomo, V., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D., Harlow, S. (2018) To Share or Not to Share: The influence of news values and topics on popular social average content in the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. Journalism Studies 19 (8):1180-1201. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1265896.
Serrano Puche, J., Fernández, C.B., Rodríguez-Virgili, J. (2018) Political information and incidental exposure in social average: the cases of Argentina, Chile, Spain and Mexico. Doxa Comunicación, 27: 19-42. http://hdl.handle.net/10637/9806
Kalogeropoulos, A., Negredo, S., Picone, I., Nielsen, RK (2017) Who shares and comments on news? A cross-national comparative analysis of online and social average participation. Social average & Society, 3 (4), https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305117735754.
Rodríguez Virgili, J., & Fernández, C. B. (2017). Infopolitics during critical elections: Argentina, Spain and Venezuela 2015 [Infopolítica en campañas críticas: el caso de Argentina, España y Venezuela en 2015 ], Comunicación y Hombre. Interdisciplinary Journal of Communication Sciences and Humanities, 13: 85-102.
Salaverría, R. (2017). Typology of journalistic cybermedia: instructions theoretical classification of cyber media [Typology of Digital News average: Theoretical instructions for their Classification], Revista Mediterránea de Comunicación / Mediterranean Journal of Communication8(1): 19-32. doi:10.14198/MEDCOM2017.8.1.2
Kilgo, D., Harlow, S., García Perdomo, V. M., & Salaverría, R. (2017). A new sensation? An international exploration of sensationalism and social average recommendations in online news publications, Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism. doi:10.1177/1464884916683549
Arrese, Á., & Kaufmann, J. (2016). Legacy and Native News Brands Online: Do They Show Different News Consumption Patterns? International Journal on average Management, 18(2): 75-97.
Arrese, Á. (2016). From Gratis to Paywalls: A brief history of a retro-innovation in the press's business. Journalism Studies, 17(8): 1051-1067.
Castillo, H., & Pérez-Latre, F. J. (2016). The impact of online presence on the Twitter accounts of Basque and Navarre universities. Studies on the Journalistic Message, 22(1): 225-238.
Menke, M., Kinnebrock, S., Kretzschmar, S., Aichberger, I., Broersma, M., Hummel, R., Kirchhoff, S., Prandner, D., Ribeiro, N., & Salaverría, R. (2016). Convergence culture in European newsrooms. Comparing publishing house strategies for cross-average news production in six countries, Journalism Studies. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2016.1232175
Harlow, S., & Salaverría, R. (2016). Regenerating Journalism: Exploring the 'Alternativeness' and 'Digital-ness' of Online-Native average in Latin America, Digital Journalism, 4(8): 1001-1019. doi:10.1080/21670811.2015.1135752
Salaverría, R. (2016). Redefining the communicator, The Information Professional, 25(2), March-April: 163-167. (ISSN: 1386-6710; ISSN-e: 1699-2407) DOI: 10.3145/epi.2016.mar.02
Sábada, C., & Vidales, M. J. (2015). The impact of technology-mediated communication on social capital: adolescents and mobile phones. Revista Virtualis, 11(1): 75-92.
Salaverría, R. (2015). Labs as a formula for innovation in the media, El Profesional de la Información, 24(4): 397-404.
Salaverría, R. (2015). Ideas for renewing digital media research, El Profesional de la Información, 24(3): 223-226.
Ebrahimi, M., & Salaverría, R. (2015). Virtual identities of Muslim women: A case study of Iranian Facebook users, Observatory (OBS*), 9(1), March: 159-170.
Vara-Miguel, A., & Díaz-Espina, C. (2015). New Business Models, Creation Value and the Changing Role of the Press in Democratic Societies [ Nuevos modelos de negocio, creación de valor y el cambiante rol de la prensa en los sistemas democráticos ]. Tripodos, (36): 151-166.
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Journalistic brands are adapting to a new market where the challenge of trust coexists with the popularity of new channels, formats and referents.
33% of Spaniards usually trust the news, 52% show a high level of interest in current affairs and 37% do not even bother to read the news.
Ramón Salaverría, professor at the University: "Hoaxes spread like viruses, through the people who are dearest to us".
A study on health misinformation is presented at the headquarters of the BBVA Foundation (Madrid), which has financed the projectresearch project.
The Iberifier Observatory against disinformation promoted by the European Commission kicks off its activity in Pamplona
The researchers met at the University to advance the lines of work for the group