Helena Sousa, University of Minho

Helena Sousa is Professor of Communication Sciences and Dean of the Social Sciences School (Instituto de Ciências Sociais) at the University of Minho. She is Editor of the European Journal of Communication and Vice-President of the Scientific Council for Social Sciences and Humanities at Portuguese national science foundation (FCT). She is member of the Euromedia Research Group. Over the last 10 years she coordinated (as Chair and Vice-Chair) the Section of Political Economy of the IAMCR and is presently member of its International Council. Her main research interests are media policy and regulation, political economy of communication and journalism.

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Profile Helena Sousa, University of Minho

Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Sociedade (CECS)

Publications on Euromedia Topics

Media policy and regulation

Moisés de Lemos, Helena Sousa and Rosa Cabecinhas (forthcoming). Comunicação e Lusofonia, Para uma análise crítica da cultura e dos media, Campo das Letras: Porto.

Sousa, Helena and Manuel Pinto (2006). ‘Media Policy, Economics and Citizenship. A Peculiar Model for Participatory Public Service Television’ in Marcinkowski, Frank, Werner A. Meier and Josef Trappel, Media and Democracy, Experiences from Europe, Bern, Stuttgart, Wien, Haupt Verlag. (English)

Sousa, Helena (2005). ‘La incorporación del concepto de ‘Lusofonia’, el caso de los canales internacionales RTP’ in Anuário ININCO/Investigaciones de la Comunicación, vol. 17, nº 2 (Spanish)

Helena Sousa (2005). ‘Economia Política da Comunicação e dos Media: Novos Cruzamentos e Triangulações’ in Comunicação e Sociedade, nº7, (Portuguese).

Helena Sousa and Manuel Pinto (2005). ‘The Economics of Public Service Television and the Citizenship Rhetoric’ in Comunicação e Sociedade, nº7 (English)

Helena Sousa (2005). ‘ O debate Inter-paradigmático e a Política da Comunicação’
in José Bragança de Miranda e Graça Rocha Simões (eds.), Rumos da Sociedade da Comunicação, Lisboa, Veja. (Portuguese)

Media industry, economy and technology

Sousa, Helena (forthcoming): Information Technologies, Social Change and the Future. The Case of Online Journalism in Portugal. In: European Journal of Communication.