Stefanie Carlan da Silveira, Universidade de São Paulo (São Paulo, SP, Brasil) – Visiting junior researcher

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Stefanie C. da Silveira is a journalist, master in Communication and Information and a PhD researcher in Communications at the University of São Paulo. Her professional experience includes jobs at the news agency EFE, newspapers Folha de São Paulo and Zero Hora, and also press offices. She has already been an assistant professor at the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos), University of Santa Cruz do Sul (Unisc) and Franciscan University Center (UNIFRA). Her work covers the following topics: mobile journalism, communication and information technologies, convergence culture, and business models. As a member of the Research Group COM+ at USP, she currently develops and research journalism on mobile platforms. Also, she currently teaches Information Architecture at University Anhembi Morumbi.

Project

The focus of the work is to investigate the digital narrative design of journalistic content for mobile devices. The research object is seen as a group of systemic narrative formats since it evolves a series of interdependent elements that act together with databases before and after the publication of the content. The goal is to verify with the research what are the proper and exclusive features of the mobile technology that can be used by the journalistic industry and that today are not being well applied by the companies or not used in its complete potential. The empirical analysis envolves the newspapers The New York Times, The Guardian, El País and Estado de São Paulo.

Period of stay
October 2016 – November 2016

Mentor
Prof. Ramón Salaverría

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