Full professor of Communication. Main researcher of the Newsnet project (News, Networks and Users in the Hybrid Media System. Transformation of the Media Industry and the News in the Post-Industrial Era, 2019-2022). Member of the DigiDoc research group and its coordinator (2020-2022)
I studied Journalism at the University of the Basque Country (1982-1987), where I presented my PhD dissertation in History. I studied Law at the same University (1992-1996), and got also a Diploma in Advance Legal Studies (1996-1998), equal to a Master in Law. I hold a PhD in Law as well (UPF, 2016). After teaching as a lecturer and assistant professor at my alma mater, I moved to Barcelona in 2008, to the Pompeu Fabra University, where I am a full professor of Communication. I have been visiting researcher at the universities of Reno, Nevada (USA, 1997), Oxford (Basque Visiting Scholar, 1998-1999), Federal University of Bahia (Brazil, 2005 and 2008) and the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom, 2021).
My main research interests are: online journalism and online news, history of journalism (specially Basque-language press and Spanish-language networks on Early Modern history), and copyright and news reporting. I have added a fourth one: information equity and fighting against the digital news divide.
Author of more than 260 publications in those areas.
As a journalist, I worked in several newspapers and radio stations (1985-1992). Lately, I have collaborated with the Basque public broadcasting service (Euskadi Irratia)I am a fluent speaker of Spanish, Basque, Catalan, English, Portuguese and Italian, and can read in French. I am the first scholar on communication of the Catalan universities according to the H-Index, out of only three colleagues on the field.
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