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Departament de Comunicació
Comunicació Audiovisual


Maria-Jose Masanet has a Ph.D. in Social Communication (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015), a Degree in Audiovisual Communication (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2008), a MA in Social Communication ((Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2009) and a MA in Secondary and Upper Secondary Education, Vocational Training and Foreign Language Teaching (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011). She is researcher at the Pompeu Fabra University. Her main research lines are related with media literacy, adolescence and youth, series, gender and the representation of sexuality and love relationships in the media. She has taught seminars on these topics and has published the book La educación Mediática en la Universidad Española (Gedisa, 2015) with Dr. Joan Ferrés. She has been visiting researcher at the Loughborough University (2013), at the Universidad Central de Venezuela (2014), at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 (2015) and at the Centre de Liaison de l’Enseignement et des Médias d’Information (2015) and at the Ghent University (2016). Currently she is part of the research group MEDIUM and the Center for Gender Studies (CEDG) of the Pompeu Fabra University. 

Research lines

- Media literacy

- Adolescence and youth

- Series

- Gender and the representation of sexuality

- Love relationships in the media