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Media Convergence

Convergencia de Medios Mediators: Sara Osuna

The revolution of new technologies, and specifically the Internet, has led to the convergence of different media which previously operated independently. The higher bandwidth, faster processors and systems for digital signal compression have enabled more efficient network grouping all necessary resources for media convergence. (more ...)

Media Studies

Estudio de Medios Mediators: José Antonio Barroso Gabela

The media have become an essential element for the understanding of contemporary society. Since its inception, for over a century, have been under study for sociologists, psychologists, philosophers and anthropologists. His influence in modern societies is such that they have become known as the "fourth estate". (more ...)

Digital Narrative

Narrativa Digital Mediator: Roberto Sánchez Aparici and Africa

Throughout history, humans have felt the need to tell stories and represent reality. The scientific and technological advances have modified the various forms of narrative and representation. In the last years of the twentieth century, the digitization of audiovisual production has created new languages and new ways to create and tell stories that go beyond the mere conversion from analogue to digital. (more ...)

Audiovisual Information

Información Audiovisual Mediator:

In today's society, image is omnipresent, everyday. The development of digital image technology allows us to access a facet, that of the iconic building, until now reserved for those who master the techniques of the media. However, what the technology can not provide is the human ability to compose, to compensate, adjust the tension, to modulate the rate of an image, choose between harmony or contrast, to express, in short, through image that we perceive and understand the process in its entirety. (more ...)

Cyberspace and Citizenship

Ciberespacio y Ciudadanía Brokers: David Teira

The concept of citizenship comes from classical antiquity, but its effects are felt this particularly since the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen in 1789. The individual becomes part of the political community as a subject of rights.
The module addresses the challenges posed by new technologies to our political concepts and in particular, the citizenship (more ...)

Power and Control in Cyberspace

Poder y control en el Ciberespacio Mediators: Sara Lopez and Carlos Martinez

The module examines the theories of power and control mechanisms that operate on digital technologies in cyberspace. It addresses the theoretical and methodological tools to detect material and ideological processes that operate on the network, helping to demystify the image of "technology-neutral."
At the same time, and beyond the identification of these mechanisms leading to cyberspace, we will pay attention to the possibilities to circumvent and reverse these processes of power and control from the base of emerging experience (more ...)

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