► FELLOWSHIP AVAILABLE! — deadline: 4th May, 2016
Call of interest for a funded PhD fellowship at the Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life
The Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life opens a call of interest for prospective candidates interested in developing a 4-year PhD research on digital news media.
GENERAL RESEARCH TOPIC — Innovations in digital news media
The overall topic of research will be to identify, analyze and model the most innovative editorial, technological, marketing and/or business trends in digital media. Depending on the applicant’s background and origin, research will be focused either on European, Latin American or, more specifically, Spanish digital media markets; proposals for cross-national researches on other world regions are also welcome.
The aim of the project will be to provide a documented profile of the digital media market of any of these areas, in order to identify and analyze the most successful media projects, which could serve as models for the media industry.
WORKING LANGUAGE — English
FINANCIAL DETAILS — The successful candidate will be awarded with a fellowship under the following financial conditions:
• 13.130 EUR gross yearly for the grant phase (years 1 and 2)
• 15.150 EUR gross yearly for the contract phase (years 3 and 4)
In addition, the candidate will enjoy special discounts on the tuition fees for doctoral studies at the University of Navarra, and will also have his/her health insurance covered by the public health system.
Closing date for submission: May 4, 2016
Decission inform to applicants: mid June 2016
Start date: September 1, 2016
► 12th World Media Economics and Management Conference, New York — 2-6 May.
Presentation of the following papers:
“Similarities and differences between legacy media and digital native brands from an audience’s perspective”, by Alfonso Vara-Miguel & Francisco J. Pérez-Latre
“Trends in payment for print and digital news”, by Alfonso Vara-Miguel, Samuel Negredo & Avelino Amoedo
“Media Labs in Spain: Models and Trends”, by Charo Sádaba & Ramón Salaverría
► Foro Centroamericano de Periodismo (foroCap). Presentation of the book Ciberperiodismo en Iberoamérica by Ramón Salaverría (videoconference). San Salvador (El Salvador) — 13 May
► Presentation of the book Ciberperiodismo en Iberoamérica in Madrid,
at Auditorio de Fundación Telefónica — 7 June
Free download of our last reports and books:
Digital News Report 2015 (World),
coordinated by the Reuters Institute for
Journalism – University of Oxford
Digital News Report 2015 (Spain),
coordinated by the Center for Internet
Studies and Digital Life – University of
Ciberperiodismo en Iberoamérica,
coordinated by Ramón Salaverría
(Madrid: Fundación Telefónica & Editorial
Watch our videos about trends on digital communication:
Mobile journalism (10’ 19”), a prospective analysis by Ramón Salaverría,
director of the Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life.