Dr. Lluís Mas, Dra. Maddalena Fedele and Dra. Olatz Larrea published an article in the Mediterranean Journal of Communication about the how ads for children under 9 years old only present young slender, white skin and brown hair characters.
MediaCorp one of many health projects of Pompeu Fabra University was presented on March 1 at the IV Biennial Conference of the Catalan Network of Healthy Universities (US.cat).
Last Thursday, February 15th, a monographic session of the New Research Table (henceforth TNR) was dedicated to the project "MediaCorp: ¿Mi cuerpo me gusta?" funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (CSO2014-58220-R) that just accomplished one more year of extension. Mediacorp has been carried out in the Department of Communication at Pompeu Fabra University since 2014 by Dra. Mónika Jiménez-Morales and Dra.Pilar Medina Bravo with the support of our Research Group.
Tuesday 6th of February the MediaCorp project of our research group organized a conference about Advertising and Body Image: ¿Mi cuerpo me gusta? (Do I like my body?) inaugurated by Dr. Josep Fernández-Cavia, head of the Communication Department at UPF and research member of our group and Mònika Jiménez Morales main researcher of the project and Senior Lecturer in the Communication Department at UPF.
The first friday of February (2nd) took place the first CAS meeting, an agreed space where the group is updated with the projects of each one of the members in it, and where the issues that are directly associated with the management of the group are discussed.
On December 4th, the line of research based on Place Branding of the CAS group, will embark on a trip to Swansea, UK, place of the IPBA congress (International Place Branding Assosiation). 4 people, 4 presentations, 3 days and many kilometers traveled still reap their fruits. Here's a the hole story by Jasmin Sera. Don't miss it.
On the Event organized by MediaCorp on the 6th of February there will be a panel in relationship with body image and the role of maternity.
Corresponds to doctoral research Children's news. Topics, information quality and audience reception around Newsround, Logo and InfoK, defended by Marta Narberhaus Martínez in December 2016, supervised by Mònica Figueras Maz, lecturer at the Department of Communication.
Professor Mònika Jiménez Morales points out gender stereotypes in children's advertising.
Event organized by MediaCorp that, within the framework of a real knowledge transfer, intends to be a meeting of exchange of experiences and reflection among the different actors involved in the construction of the body image in relation to advertising, especially of the public more vulnerable as children.
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Jasmin Séra, PhD student of the CAS research group spent three months (September 2017-December 2017) fully immersed conducting ethnographic fieldwork and (expert-) interviews for her PhD project about (cultural-) identity in New Zealand.
The research group CAS welcomes the new Ph.D. candidates: Lorena Abuin, Noélia Herrero, Anna Ventura and Marta Lopera.
On Tuesday December 13th the members of the research group CAS met up to enjoy the Christmas lunch of this year that was carried out at Hotel SB Glow.From all the team we wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!