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We study whether parental education affects the choice of tertiary education in Spain. We analyze two qualitative characteristics of the university studies: the length of the program and its academic prestige. We identify for which individuals parental background matters the most. [...]

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The photographic heritage of Catalonia is analysed, first specifying which photographs to include in this study and then describing the problems of quantifying this heritage. The online presence of this photographic heritage is assessed on the basis of the 26 Catalan institutions [...]

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Public administration in the developed countries is designing information initiatives to manage risk information using web-based systems. These sites are intended to deliver information to citizens, but also have valuable information for experts and authorities. Five web sites are [...]

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The existence or lack of media accountability instruments in Catalonia, Galicia, Madrid, and Valencia is described. Among the 60 instruments analyzed are journalists associations and unions, press councils, codes of ethics, regulatory authorities, laws regulating the media, online [...]

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Misinformation, post-truth and fake news are the consequence of the complex interaction between technological disruption, collective interpersonal communication and sociopolitical action. We analyzed the impact of content produced by the hacktivist Julian Assange [1] and his WikiLeaks [...]

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The factors that have contributed to the position of RAC 1, a radio station belonging to the Godó Group, as the audience leader in Catalonia, despite being the most recent channel available, are defined and explained. This detailed analysis of audience data for Catalan broadcasting [...]

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This paper focusses on the use of technology to improve democracy, comparing the cases of Estonia and Catalonia. Both examples are closely related in their use of technology to further democratize the decision-making processes, but have opposite starting points. Estonia’s internet [...]