Miquel Rodrigo-Alsina is Professor of Communication Theories at Universitat Pompeu Fabra since 2006. He has also been Professor of Communication Theories at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (1999-2006). He holds a Bachelor's in Communication Sciences and another in Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He received his PhD in Communication Sciences from the same university. He has taught in the Department of Communication Sciences at the Autonomous University of Barcelona since 1982, and currently holds the Chair in Communication Theories at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. He has taught courses and delivered lectures at a number of Spanish and foreign universities. He has been Researcher at the Research Center for Language and Semiotic Studies (University of Indiana), at the Center for the Study of Communication and Culture (Saint Louis University) and at the Centre d'Études sur l'Actuel et le Quotidien (Université René Descartes, Paris V). He has published more than 170 papers in books and professional journals in both Spain and abroad. He has published eleven books, like Models of Communication (Tecnos, 1995 -2nd expanded and updated version), The Construction of the News (Paidós, 2005 -new expanded and updated version), and Intercultural Communication (Anthropos, 2012).