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Make innovation work with theory

Published on by Astrid Ildor (author)

The last parallel panel on the Shaping the Future of News Media conference was a discussion on how to overcome the challenges in journalism education working with  theoretical model. This was especially debated in the aspect of working with innovative cooperation with the media sector.

Combine theory and practice: betting on the integration strategy

Published on by Martí Puig (author)

Professor <strong>Jacques Guyot</strong> in a moment of the conference.

Professor Jacques Guyot in a moment of the conference.

"Journalists have been promoters of the democracy. Now they are becoming cosmonauts in technical capsules. Put them back in the cafés and bars and let them work in the rain". For Professor Jacques Guyot the formula is simple: it should be resumed contact with citizens and it should be improved the teaching to the students in order to allow them to be well related with technical aspects of the profession.

Round table: Active audiences, trends and future challenges

Published on by Raquel Pérez (author)

To know the whys and wherefores of participatory news, its impact on the journalistic routines and the public opinion on the democratic function that Journalism has assumed. These are some of the main discussion topics that have staged the round table on Active Audiences, the first session of the Shaping the future of News Media conference.

A bright future in store for FC Barcelona

Published on by Peter Dalsgaard Thomsen (author)

The catalonian football team does not only experience success on the grass, but also in the ever-growing communications department. 

In the Shadow of the Crash

Published on by Peter Dalsgaard Thomsen (author), María Gabriela Medina (author), Martí Roma (author)

Armed security guards stand ready to escort friends and family of the passengers out of the airport.  ( Peter Dalsgaard Thomsen)

Armed security guards stand ready to escort friends and family of the passengers out of the airport.  ( Peter Dalsgaard Thomsen)

Terminal B in the Barcelona Airport was buzzing with life in the hours following the tragic Germanwings crash. Not just because of the media-attention, but also because life must go on, even in the wake of a terrible accident.