Universitat Rovira i Virgili


As an example of the scientific production of our group, the following section presents a selection of the main publications by its members.


Title: Chonis and pijas. Slut-shaming and double standards in online performances among Spanish teens
Authors: Willem, C., Araüna, N.; Tortajada, I. 
Reference: Sexualities, 21. First Published February 26, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363460717748620 

Title: How CEOs use Twitter: A comparative analysis of Global and Latin American companies 
Authors: Capriotti, P.; Ruesja, L.
Reference: International Journal of Information Management, 39, 242-248.​


Title: Historical, temporal and contemporary trends on gender and media
Authors: Araüna, N.; Dhaenens, F.; Van Bauwel, S.
Referència: Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies, 9 (2), 177-184. 

Títol: Institutional pain communication via Twitter by Spanish and US pain societies: analysis of levels of use and engagement
Autors: Sendra, A.; Farré, J.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies, 9(1), 3-23.

Title: YouTube usage by Spanish tourist destinations as a tool to communicate their identities and brands
Authors: Huertas, A.; Míguez-González, M.I.; Lozano-Monterrubio, N. 
Reference: Journal of Brand Management, 24 (2), 1-19. Doi: 10.1057/s41262-017-0031-y

Title: From 1.0 online pressrooms to 2.0 social newsrooms at museums worldwide
Authors: Capriotti, P.; González Herrero, A. 
Reference: Comunicacion y Sociedad, 30 (2), 113-129.

Title: From bullfighter's lover to female matador: the evolution in Madonna's gender displays through her music videos
Authors: Tortajada, I., Araüna, N. & Willem, C. 
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies, 9(2), 237-248. 

Title: Political communication today: Challenges and threats
Authors: Ruas, J.; Capdevila, A.
Reference: Communication And Society, 30(3), 145-153

Title: Narratives of memory in commemorative Spanish documentaries about the democratic transition: Adolfo Suárez. Mi historia and Bucarest, la memoria perdida
Authors: Quílez, L.; Rueda Laffond, J. C.
Reference: Memory Studies, First Published April 19, doi.org/10.1177/1750698017703806

Title: Selling and Consuming the Nation. Understanding Consumer Nationalism
Authors: Castelló, E.; Mihelj, S.
Reference: Journal of Consumer Culture, 1 February. On-line first. DOI: 10.1177/1469540517690570

Title: A School-Based, Peer-Led, Social Marketing Intervention To Engage Spanish Adolescents in a Healthy Lifestyle ("We Are Cool" - Som la Pera Study): A Parallel-Cluster Randomized Controlled Study
Authors: Aceves-Martins, M.; Llauradó, E.; Tarro, L.; Moriña, D.; Papell-Garcia, I.; Prades-Tena, J.; Kettner-Høeberg, H.; Puiggròs, F.; Arola, Ll.; Davies, A.; Giralt, M.; Solà, R.
Reference: Childhood Obesity. April 2017, ahead of print. doi: 10.1089/chi.2016.0216


Title: From needle phobia to doping phobia: Can the fear of injections help us understand anti-dopism?
Author: López, B.
Reference: Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 24(3): 314-320.

Title: Testing the level of interactivity of institutional websites: From museums 1.0 to museums 2.0
Author: Capriotti, P.
Reference: International Journal of Information Management, 36: 97-104.

Title: Feminine resistances: the figure of the Republican woman in Carolina Astudillo's documentary cinema
Author: Quílez, L.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 8(1): 79-93.

Title: Simulating history in contemporary board games: The case of the spanish Civil war
Author: Gonzalo, J.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 8(1): 143-158.

Title: Semantic comparison of the emotional values communicated by destinations and tourists in social media
Authors: Jabreel, M.; Moreno, A.; Huertas, A.
Reference: Journal Of Destination Marketing & Management, 10.1016/j.jdmm.2016.03.004

Title: Wind on the fog. A reflection on the policy of historical memory at Televisió de Catalunya through the documentary 'Perseguits i salvats'
Authors: Castelló, E.; Romano, Maria J.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 8(1): 159-168.

Title: The Spanish Civil War 80 years on: discourse, memory and the media (introduction to the special issue)
Authors: Price, S.; Sanz Sabido, R.; Quílez, L.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 8(1): 3-9.


Title: Masking Political Engagement: Television Coverage of a Mass Demonstration in Barcelona
Author: Castelló, E.
Reference: Television & New Media, 16(6): 521-537.

Title: Of War and Water. Metaphors and Citizenship Agency in the Newspapers Reporting the 9/11 Catalan Protest in 2012
Author: Castelló, E.; Capdevila A. 
Reference: International Journal of Communication, 9: 612-629.

Title: Radio, Memory and conflict. Reconstructing the past in Documentos RNE
Authors: Castelló, E.; Montagut, M.
Reference: The Radio Journal. International Studies in Broadcast and Audio Media, 13(1-2): 5-21.

Title: A youth-led social marketing intervention to encourage healthy lifestyles, the EYTO (European Youth Tackling Obesity) project: a cluster randomised controlled trial in Catalonia, Spain
Authors: Llauradó E; Aceves-Martins M; Tarro L; Papell-Garcia I; Puiggròs F; Arola L; Prades-Tena J; Montagut M; Moragas-Fernández CM; Solà R; Giralt M.
Reference: Bmc Public Health, 15(1): 607.

Title: 'Som la Pera' or how to develop a social marketing and public relations campaign to prevent obesity among teenagers in Catalonia
Authors: Lozano, N.; Prades, J.; Montagut, M.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 7(2): 251-259.

Title: Tourist destination websites: Hierarchical analysis and assessment with ELECTRE-III-H
Authors: del Vasto-Terrientes, L.; Fernández-Cavia, J.; Huertas, A.; Moreno, A.; Valls, A.
Reference: Tourism Management Perspectives, 15: 16-28.

Title: Trending topics and key issues in Public Relations
Authors: Huertas, A.; Capriotti, P.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 7(2): 123-128.

Title: The power of photographs in the communication and public relations of tourist destinations and their brands through Facebook and Flickr
Authors: Míguez-González, M.I.; Huertas, A.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 7(2): 197-215.

Title: The Vuelta goes glocal: changes in the Vuelta a España's communication strategy and media relations under the new Amaury Sport Organization's management
Authors: Kettner-Hoeberg, H.; López, B.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 7(2): 181-196.


Title: Conceptual mindsets and heuristics in credibility evaluation of e-Word of Mouth in tourism
Author: Llamero, Ll.
Reference: Online Information Review, Vol. 38 Iss 7. 

Title: Disrupting 'Wills to Truth'. How Catalan Documentary Contributed to the Democratization of Spanish Civil War Narratives
Author: Castelló, E.
Reference: Memory Studies, 7(2): 223-238.

Title: Journalists and bloggers. Professional identities and practices in foodrisk/benefits communications in Spain
Authors: Prades, J.; Farré, J.; Gonzalo, J. 
Reference: Comunicacion y Sociedad, XXVII(1), 1-21. 

Title: Social media as a useful tool in food risk and benefit communication? A strategic orientation approach
Authors: Rutsaert, P.; Pieniak, Z.; Regan, A.; McConnon, A.; Kuttschreuter, M.; Lores, M.; Lozano, N.; Santare, D.; Verbeke, W
Reference: Food Policy, 46: 84-93.


Title: Managing strategic communication in museums. The case of Catalan museums
Author: Capriotti, P. 
Reference: Comunicación y Sociedad, XXVI(3), 98-116.

Title: The mirror effect: Spanish and Belgian press coverage of political conflicts in Flanders and Catalonia
Authors: Castelló, E.; Dhoest, A.; Bastiaensens, S. 
Reference: International Journal of Communication, 7, 1622-1640. 

Title: Privacy, self-disclosure and self-image of Spanish teenagers on social networking sites. The case of Fotolog
Authors: Crescenzi, L.; Araüna, N.; Tortajada, I. 
Reference: Comunicación y Sociedad, XXVI(2), 65-78.

Title: Strategic management of museum publics. From identification to communication
Authors: Oliveira, A.; Capriotti, P. 
Reference: Profesional de la información, 22 (3), 210-214.

Title: Advertising Stereotypes and Gender Representation in Social Networking Sites
Authors: Tortajada, I.; Araüna, N.; Martínez, I. J. 
Reference: Comunicar, 41, 177-186.


Title: Assessing dialogic communication through the Internet in Spanish museums
Authors: Capriotti, P.; Pardo Kuklinski, H.
Reference: Public Relations Review, 38 (4). Pages 619-626.

Title: Creating fear: The social construction of human Growth Hormone as a dangerous doping drug
Author: López, B.
Reference: International Review for the Sociology of SportOnline first publishing. United Kingdom: Sage Journals.


Title: Neighbourhood squabbles or claims of right? Narratives of conflict on Spanish and Catalan television
Authors: O'Donnell, H.; Castello, E.
Reference: Narrative Inquiry, 21(2): 191-212.

Title: Public Sphere 2.0? The democratic qualities of citizen debates in online newspapers
Authors: Ruiz, C.; Domingo, D. et al.
Reference: The International Journal of Press/PoliticsOnline first publishing. United Kingdom: Sage Journals Online.

Title: Entrenched in detachment. Professional values are the main constraint to accountability in the Unites States
Author: Domingo, D. 
Reference: in Domingo, D.; Heikkila, H. (eds) Media Accountability Practices on the Internet. Dortmund: Erich-Brost-Institut.

Title: Journalism in Catalonia: Creating a Perspective on the World
Author: Castelló, E.
Reference: Centres and Peripheries: Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Journalism in the Twenty-First Century. United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Pages 184-200.

Title: Managing audience participation: workflows, strategies and motivations
Author: Domingo, D. 
Reference: Singer, J. et al. Participatory Journalism in Online Newspapers: Guarding the Internet's Open Gates. EEUU: Blackwell Books.

Title: Institutional dimensions underlying public trust in information on
technological risk

Authors: Gamero, N.; Espluga, J.; Prades, A.; Oltra, C.; Solá, R.; Farré, J.
Reference: Journal of Risk Research. United Kingdom. ISSN: 1366-9877.

Title: Journalist, Reframing and Party Public Relation Consultants: Strategies in the Morning Talk Radio 
Authors: Castelló, E.; Montagut, M.
Reference: Journalism Studies, 12 (4). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1461-670X.


Title: Communicating at the edge: risk communication processes and structural conflicts in highly industrialized petrochemical areas
Authors: Espluga, J.; Prades, A.; Gonzalo, J. 
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 2 (2). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1757-1898.

Title: Making Online News: Newsroom Ethnography in the Second Decade of Internet Journalism
Authors: Domingo, D. and Paterson, C. (eds.)
Reference: Nova York: Peter Lang.

Title: The changing faces of journalism: tabloidization, technology and truthiness' by Barbie Zelizer" (ed)
Author: Domingo, D.
Reference: The European Journal of Communication Research, 35 (4). Pages 497-500. United Kingdom.

Title: The Failed Vuelta Ciclista a España of 1913 and the Launching of the Volta a Catalunya (1911-1913): Centre Versus Periphery in the Struggle for the Governance of Cycling in Early Twentieth-Century Spain
Author: López, B. 
Reference: Sport in History, 30 (4). Pages 547-569. United Kingdom. ISSN: 1746-0263.

Title: The Invention of a 'Drug of Mass Destruction': Deconstructing the EPO Myth
Author: López, B. 
Reference: Sport in History, 31 (1). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1746-0263.

Title: Museum communication in small and medium-sized cities
Author: Capriotti, P.
Reference: Corporate Communications: an international journal, 15 (3). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1356-3289. Pages 281-298.

Title: Innovation processes in online newsrooms as actor-networks and communities of practice
Authors: Schmidt-Weiss, A.; Domingo, D.
Reference: New Media and Society, 12 (7). London. ISSN: 1461-7315. Pages 1156-1171.

Title: Sport, media, politics and nationalism on the eve of the Spanish Civil War: the First Vuelta Ciclista a España (1935)
Author: López, B.
Reference: International Journal of the History of Sport, 27 (4). EEUU. ISSN: 0952-3367. Pages 635-657.

Title: Dramatizing proximity. Cultural and social discourses in soap operas from production to reception
Author: Castelló, E. 
Reference: European Journal of Cultural Studies, 13 (2). United Kingdom. 
ISSN: 1367-5494.

Title: Framing news on risk industries, local journalistic practices and conditioning factors 
Author: Castelló, E. 
Reference: Journalism, 11 (4). Regne Unit. ISSN: 1464-8849. Pages 1-18.

Title: Economic and social roles of companies in the mass media: the impact media visibility has on businesses' being recognized as economic and social actors
Author: Capriotti, P.
Reference: Business and Society, 48 (2). EEUU. ISSN: 1552-4205. Pages 225-242.

Title: One country, three national days. Nations, citizenship and media discourses in Valencia
Authors: Castelló, E.; Castelló, R.
Reference: in McCrone, D.; McPherson, G. (eds.) National days: constructing and mobilising national identity. New York/Londres: Palgrave McMillan.


Title: TVE Catalunya. Fifty years of light and shade
Authors: Binimelis, M.; Cerdán, J.; Fernández Labayen, M.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 1 (1). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1757-1952. Pages 97-103.

Title: Looking beyond the B-side from the G-side: the under- and misrepresentation of the Roma in the media
Authors: Tortajada, I.; Willem, C.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 1 (1). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1757-1952. Pages 29-46.

Title: Audio-visual communication degree conversion to the European Higher Education Area System in Catalonia
Author: Montagut, M.
Reference: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 1 (1). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1757-1952. Pages 47-65.

Title: ¿Qué hay de nuestro aquí? Cómo se perciben en los medios algunas minorías residentes en Cataluña
Author: Tortajada, I.
Reference: ZER. Revista de comunicación de la Universidad del País Vasco, 26. ISSN: 1137-1102.

Title: Communicating CSR, citizenship and sustainability on the web
Authors: Moreno, A.; Capriotti, P.
Reference: Journal of Communication Management, 13 (2). United Kingdom. ISSN: 1636-254X. Pages 157-175.

Title: Arty exploitation, cool, cult and the cinema of Alejandro Jodorowsky
Authors: Cérdan, J.; Fernández Labayen, M.
Reference: in Latsploitation: exploitation cinemas and Latin America. London-New York: Routledge. Pages 102-114.

Title: Beyond Franco's nationalism: reading modernity in the origins of TVE
Authors: Binimelis, M.; Cerdán, J.; Fernández Labayen, M.
Reference: in The nation on screen. Discourses of the national in a global television. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Pages 291-307.

Title: Comunicación de riesgo y participación ciudadana: ¿un callejón sin salida?
Author: Gonzalo, J.
Reference: Trípodos, Vol. 1. Extra 2009. Barcelona. ISSN: 1138-3305.

Title: Representación mediática de las relaciones sexuales y afectivas
Authors: Cerdán, J.; Capdevila, A.; Tortajada, I.
Reference: Trípodos, Vol. 1. Extra 2009. ISSN: 1138-3305.

Title: Estratègies de comunicació política a la ràdio catalana
Authors: Castelló, E.; Montagut, M.
Reference: Trípodos, Vol. 1. Extra 2009. ISSN: 1138-3305.

Title: Discursos y realidades en torno a la innovación en la Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals. Análisis del proceso de confluencia periodística
Authors: Masip, P.; Domingo, D.; Micó, J.L. 
Reference: Trípodos, Vol. 1. Extra 2009. ISSN: 1138-3305.

Title: The nation as a political stage. A theoretical approach to television fiction and national identities
Author: Castelló, E.
Reference: The International Communication Gazette, 71 (4), pages 303-320. ISSN: 1748-0485.

Title: Telling it like it is? Social and linguistic realism in Scottish and Catalan soaps
Authors: Castelló, E.; Dobson, N.; O'Donnell, H.
Reference: Media, Culture and Society. United Kingdom. ISSN: 0267-3231.

Title: Do the people exposed to a technological risk always want more information about it? Some observations on cases of rejection
Authors: Espluga, J.; Farré, J.; Gonzalo, JL.; Horlick-Jones, T.; Prades, A.; Oltra, C.; Navajas, J.
Reference: Martorell, S.; Guedes Soares, C.; Bernett, J. (eds). Safety, Reliability and Risk Analysis. Theory, Methods and Applications. London: Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN: 978-0-415-48513-5.

Title: The nation on screen. Discourses of the national in a global television
Authors: Castelló, E.; Dhoest, A.; O'Donnell, H.
Reference: United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Title: City brands and their communication through web sites: identification of problems and proposals for improvement 
Authors: Fernández Cavia, Josep; Huertas, Assumpció
Reference: in Gascó, M.; Torres, T. (eds) Information communication technologies and city marketing: digital opportunities for cities around de world. Hershey-New York.
ISBN: 978-1-60566-134.


Title: Television in Spain. From Franco to Almodóvar (review)
Author: Castelló, E.
Reference: International Journal of Iberian Studies, 21 (1), pages 63-65.

Title: From Sevilla to the world: the transnational and transgeneric initiative of La Zanfoña Producciones
Author: Cerdán, J. and Fernández Labayen, M.
Reference: Beck, J. & Ortega, V. (eds). Contemporary Spanish Cinema and Genre. Manchester University Press.

Title: E-communication in the information society: the impact of new technologies on employee communication
Author: Capriotti, Paul
Reference: in Torres-Coronas, T. and Arias-Oliva, M.: Encyclopedia of Human Resources Information System: Challenges in e-HRM, Information Science Reference, Hershey, USA, pp. 248-255.

Title: Participatory journalism practices in the media and beyond: an international comparative study of initiatives in online newspapers
Author: Domingo, D.; Quandt, T.; Heinonen, A.; Paulussen, S.; Singer, J. and Vujnovic, M.
Reference: Journalism Practice, 2(3).

Títle: Interactivity in the daily routines of online newsrooms: Dealing with an uncomfortable myth
Author: Domingo, D.
Reference: Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 13(3), 680-704.

Title: Weblogs and journalism: a typology to explore the blurring boundaries
Author: Domingo, D. and Heinonen, A.
Reference: Nordicom Review, 29(1).

Title: Making Online News: The ethnography of new media production
Author: Paterson, C. and Domingo, D. (editors)
Reference: Peter Lang (New York, USA).

Tíitle: Inventing Online Journalism: A constructivist approach to the development of online news
Author: Domingo, D.
Reference: in Paterson, C. and Domingo, D. (editors) Making Online News: The ethnography of new media production.

Title: When Immediacy Rules: Online journalism models in four catalan online newsrooms
Author: Domingo, D.
Reference: in Paterson, C. and Domingo, D. (editors) Making Online News: The ethnography of new media production.

Title: Blogging PR: of public relations weblogs
Authors: Xifra, J.; Huertas, A.
Reference: Public Relations Review, 34. New York (USA), p. 269-275. ISSN: 0363-8111.