Elisabeth Saad

Elizabeth Saad is researcher and consultant in digital communications and media, senior lecturer and professor at the School of Communications and Arts at USP – University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and international speaker. She has a degree in Business Administration from FEA-USP, a PhD in Communication Sciences from ECA-USP and visiting professor at the University of Grenoble, France, by the UNESCO Chair in International Communication and at the University of Minho, Portugal. Currently she coordinates the research group COM + developing different applied researches in digital journalism and digital communication. She teaches and directs the post-graduation program in Communication Sciences at USP. She is the author and organizer of the books “Digital media strategies: information, communication and journalism”, 2013, “Information curation and the field of communication”, 2015, “Trends in Digital Communication Volumes 1 and 2” – 2016 and 2017, “Visibility and consumption of information in social networks”, 2016. In addition, it has more than a hundred articles published in indexed journals and in the media in general.

DJRG Fellow, December 2018

Title and abstract

The Social Construction of Journalism Studies

We intend during the visiting period to present the recent researches in progress in our research group COM+ established at University of Sao Paulo – USP, Brazil and offer a brief panorama over the Brazilian and Latin America digital journalism arena. Our broad intent is to develop a continuous relation among OsloMet and USP research groups. A set of academic activities were planned to support the exchanging program and future researches: innovations in digital journalism, media management processes, audience behavior and information consumption in a social network/media arena, and Research methods multiplicity and the communication field.