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Smashing Catalan media patriarchy using digital tools ArticlesgenderInternetSocial NetworksWomen

Smashing Catalan media patriarchy using digital tools

By Marta Roqueta-Fernàndez, doctoral candidate of the IN3’s GenTIC group.   Over the last ten years, Catalonia and Spain have witnessed a revitalization of their vibrant – and increasingly plural – feminist movement. Feminists have[…]

Manuel Castells: “I’ll redo a lot of things, I haven’t finished yet” ArticlesICTInternetSocial Networks

Manuel Castells: “I’ll redo a lot of things, I haven’t finished yet”

Translated into over 20 languages, The Information Age is an international standard for understanding how society has changed as a result of the digital revolution and the globalization of the economy. This trilogy of books[…]

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Workshop: 2020 Political Communication Networks (PCNet)

By Emanuele Cozzo & Luce Prignano.   Traditionally, news media served as an interface between citizens and politics, eventually influencing political behaviour. In the information age, both politics and communication are transformed. The popularity of[…]

2020 is the year of (forced) digital sociability ArticlesCOVID19Social Networks

2020 is the year of (forced) digital sociability

By Daniel Blanche and Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol   It seems that recently we have learned a lot about new tools for social meetings such as Zoom, arguably the platform that has garnered the most popularity. Nowadays, they[…]

7 Privacy related questions about contact tracing apps AppsCOVID19Science and Technology StudiesSocial Networks

7 Privacy related questions about contact tracing apps

By Julián Salas & Cristina Pérez.  Now that in many countries the lockdown measures and restrictions on the mobility implemented to control the COVID-19 pandemic are being relaxed gradually, contact tracing is taking place as[…]