► 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.


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.

HOW TO APPLY — Fill in this form and send it by email to Prof. Ramón Salaverría (rsalaver@unav.es), director of the Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life.


Closing date for submission: May 4, 2016
Decission inform to applicants: mid June 2016
Start date: September 1, 2016

May 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

June 2016

► Presentation of the book Ciberperiodismo en Iberoamérica in Madrid, 
at Auditorio de Fundación Telefónica — 7 June

Presentation of the Digital News Report - Spain in Madrid — 21 June

  Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life
  School of Communication
  University of Navarra
  31009 Pamplona

  Phone: (+34) 948 42 56 17
  Twitter: @digitalunav
  Email: digitalstudies@unav.edu


Meet the staff of the Center for Internet Studies and Digital Life:

Board & Counsel


Visiting researchers

If you are a posdoctoral or junior researcher on digital communication, 
come and join us as visiting researcher.

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.


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