Team

Santiago Tejedor

Santiago Tejedor

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)

Director of the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences of the UAB. Santiago Tejedor’s scientific career includes the publication of books and book chapters in prestigious national and international publishers, and articles in high impact indexed national and international journals. In addition, he has participated continuously for 20 years in 80 research projects and contracts, corresponding to competitive calls and tenders (R+D+i; Profit call of the Ministerio de Industria; European Commission, United Nations Development Programme -UNDP-, UNESCO, Santander Universities, among others) and private contracts; with a total of 13 research and transfer contracts. Within the framework of these contracts, he has had the opportunity to work with and train young researchers, mainly in the areas of journalism, media literacy and communication technologies.

His research work has materialised in 82 articles in indexed journals of impact, 143 books and/or book chapters and a total of 75 additional publications of other nature; together with his work as guest editor in 8 monographs of national and international journals on topics of communication, technology, journalism and education, and his work as evaluator of 22 national and international scientific journals.

Cristina Pulido

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)

Professor Serra Hunter of the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences of the UAB. His line of research is linked to medical literacy, quality journalism, prevention of online harassment, social networks and social impact.

She is a member of the cabinet research team and currently academic coordinator of the International Master of Communication and Education.

Belén Sancho

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)

Journalist and PhD Student in Communication and Journalism (UAB). Her professional experience is related to academic research in the areas of digital journalism, media literacy, disinformation, social media and hate speech

Academic coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Environmental Communication and the Master’s Degree in Management of Political and Electoral Communication (UAB). She is research support technician for R&D projects on media literacy and fact-checking.

Kelly Robledo

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)

Journalist and PhD Student in Communication and Journalism (UAB). Her professional experience is related to academic research, university teaching and management, and journalism. She researches in the areas of digital journalism, media literacy, transmedia communication, branded content and corporate storytelling.

Academic coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Travel Journalism and research support technician for R&D projects on media literacy and fact-checking (UAB).

Elena Hita

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain)

Culture and travel journalist. Her professional experience is related to the world of cultural journalism, working in cultural digital magazines and editing, proofreading and layout of texts.

Academic coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Communication and Education and research support technician in the Communication and Education Research Group (UAB).