• E. Delgado-López-Cózar, M. De-la-Moneda-Corrochano
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 60

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    A picture is presented of the state of library and information professionals and disciplines in Spain. Statistical data are provided about both the number and type of Spanish [...]

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  • T. Baiget
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 54

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    As we believe they are very interesting and enlighting, we collected the messages of several members of the email list IweTel on software licenses.

  • F. Tosete
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 53

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    In the past year and a half, we have seen a forceful consolidation of what is called the Mobile Web. Parallel to its development, an ample number of devices (mobile telephones, [...]

  • J. Grau
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 52

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    Videoconferences, collaboration tools, or virtual meeting software have all been in use for years on the Internet and have steadily become more affordable and accessible. [...]

  • J. Serrano-Cobos
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 51

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    The need for real usability testing analysis is discussed, since the assumption that classical usability heuristics are not capable to cope every possible web information [...]

  • J. Serrano-Cobos
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 50

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    This insightful introduction to understanding mashups describes them as a kind of content aggregation that permits mixing several information sources or applications, in an [...]

  • J. Guallar, E. Abadal
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 49

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    We describe the activities and concerns of public library professionals with respect to the digital press, beginning with comments made by librarians themselves in the forums [...]

  • R. Lozano
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 48

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    The report “Our libraries: where has all the cash gone?” by Tim Coates , which describes the situation of the public libraries in London, is the starting point for reflections [...]

  • C. Bustelo-Ruesta
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 47

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    This is the second part of the analysis of the complex relationships between information technologies and information professionals in an environment in which, for the first [...]

  • C. Bustelo-Ruesta
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 46

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    The relationship between information technologies and information professionals is becoming more complex in an environment in which, for the first time, standards and legislation [...]

  • J. Tramullas
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 45

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    This short paper reviews the new model of content management that users are implementing with Web 2.0 tools. Usability and integration with social networks are noted as success [...]

  • E. Delgado-López-Cózar
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 44

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    Details are presented from the study being carried out by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science about applications and enrollment by first-year students at Spanish [...]

  • F. García-Marco
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 43

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    Recent developments in ontology research in the fields of Library and Information Science (LIS), Computer Sciences, and other related disciplines are examined through a bibliometric [...]

  • F. Peset
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 42

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    Visibility in the Web of Science databases differs between the hard sciences and the social sciences, and between scholarship in English and in other languages. Quantitative [...]

  • J. Leiva-Aguilera
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 41

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    In recent years, information managers have seen increased opportunities as a result of the evolution of technology. However, as time goes by we can see that many professionals [...]

  • J. Gómez-Hernández
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 40

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    We believe that librarians have a proactive attitude to give better services to their users, and to have a specific role in the present social context characterized by an [...]

  • S. Zambrano-Silva
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 39

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    Many different situations and factors can be obstacles to the professional growth of those who manage information and documentation. Some proposals are presented to try to [...]

  • J. Guallar
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 38

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    A review of the state of digital media in Spain in 2007 considers the following aspects: redesign, new newspapers, use of video services, participation services, and free [...]

  • A. D'Alòs-Moner, E. Méndez
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 37

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    A review of the history and development of OCLC, the large international organization for information and library services, reflects especially on OCLC’s history in Spain [...]

  • E. Abadal, L. Codina
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 36

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    The evolution of subject portals is described, from their origins in the late 1990s (the era of Yahoo directory, Altavista and other search engines that did not use link analysis) [...]

  • I. Aguillo
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 35

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    Although the web has become, as a general rule, the main source of information and its use as a reference source is growing, disproportionate attacks on the reliability of [...]

  • F. Tosete
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 34

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    If there is a company that has transformed the World Wide Wide, it’s Google. Today, Google is much more than just a search engine. The Mountain View enterprise is known [...]

  • C. Rovira
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 33

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    The numeric data provided by search engine results pages is analyzed using correlation coefficients. The conclusion is that numeric data is reliable for studies that compare [...]

  • C. Amat
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 32

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    The difficulty of gathering information from databases not indexed by search engines is the origin of what is called the deep or invisible Internet. In bibliographic and cataloguing [...]

  • J. Pérez-Agüera
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 31

    Abstract
    A workshop on the search engine market, organized by Atos Origin in Madrid, is described. The key players in Spain’s market, from Google to the national distance learning [...]

  • E. Méndez
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 30

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    The most recent conference of Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC-2007) was held in August 2007 in Singapore. The main developments in metadata, especially the Dublin [...]

  • F. García-Marco
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 29

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    International projects for reforming and broadening the scope of the current technical guidelines and standards on thesauri are presented. The aims of these projects are to [...]

  • F. Peset, T. Baiget
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 28

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    A paradigm shift is taking place in cataloguing codes. After the massive success of simple information retrieval systems like Google, some cataloguers are calling for a simplification [...]

  • M. Marcos
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 27

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    Knowing the factors that search engines consider in their ranking results is key for webmasters. This knowledge is an advantage for a website’s owner, as the site improves [...]

  • L. Codina
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 26

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    Starting with the concept of vaporware, we present a critical point of view about the Web Semantic Project. Both positive aspects and others that may only represent a new [...]

  • D. Maniega
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 25

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    Opac has been in the eye of the hurricane for a number of years, evolving to provide management programs with more functionality in terms of accessibility, understood as the [...]

  • J. Pérez-Agüera
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 24

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    Current trends in natural language processing and information retrieval are briefly analysed to show their impace on the search engine market. Powerset and Hakia are highlighted [...]

  • J. Pérez-Agüera
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 23

    Abstract
    La Web semántica aún parece una promesa de futuro, y corre el riesgo de pasarle como a muchos jugadores de fútbol, que se quedan en promesas y luego nunca llegan a nada. [...]

  • J. Senso
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 22

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    A semantic browser is any tool for browsing semantic content, or for browsing content based on semantic data. Other systems exist that let users make use of Semantic Web content [...]

  • S. Zambrano
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 21

    Abstract
    The profitability of information and documentation services, whether public or private, is discussed, with special attention to the relationship with the organization that [...]

  • A. Pons
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 20

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    Advanced information services developed in Spanish public libraries are examined, as well as some of the information resources widely available online. The author calls for [...]

  • P. Riera
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 19

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    The development of the European Digital Library, a project that will give European citizens access to our cultural heritage, raises many questions about this project’s compatibility [...]

  • J. Franganillo
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 18

    Abstract
    Distributing news summaries by means of content syndication significantly improved access to current information, but has had only moderate acceptance despite optimistic predictions. [...]

  • R. Lozano
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 17

    Abstract
    Books and the public libraries that house them are immersed in a society that is undergoing continuous transformation and are influenced by the growing commercialization of [...]

  • F. De-Moya-Anegón
    Anuario ThinkEPI (2008). Vol. 2, 16

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    University studies of Library and Information Sciences (LIS) in Spain are experiencing a setback in the number of students enrolled. This also happens in other disciplines, [...]

  • I. Berlanga Fernández
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 131

    Abstract
    In the audiovisual field, mystery journalism has historically been considered as a smaller and disdained gender, reduced to a ridiculous situation by the lack of absolute [...]

  • F. Loscertales Abril, T. Núñez Domínguez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 130

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    Movies are one of the objects of study for Social Psychology because they are not only art or industry; they are a way of socialization. Therefore, movies show behaviour models, [...]

  • M. Hidalgo Rodríguez, J. Pertíñez López
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 129

    Abstract
    The analysis of the educational function of television should not be strictly limited to the contents of the programmes, but it should also examine the way in which these [...]

  • M. Díaz Gómez, J. Romero Carmona
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 128

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    «The television magnifying glass» is a multimedia project for secondary school students that use a Web site to offer advice and proposals for learning to watch television. [...]

  • G. Spectus
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 127

    Abstract
    Television and publicity were never two independent screens as the second sustains the first, but since the end of the nineties Internet has become a meta-screen that feeds [...]

  • M. Vicente Mariño, I. Martín Granados
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 126

    Abstract
    Social and technological transformations undergone during the last decades have lead to contemporary societies, where image has become one of the key elements. Although this [...]

  • R. Nunes
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 125

    Abstract
    Traditionally, Education for Media has been oriented to individualized media as a function of their background identity: press, radio and television. In a context of hybridism [...]

  • A. Walzer Moskovic, J. Retis Rivas
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 124

    Abstract
    This paper analyzes the models of Public Television in Spain (TVE) and Great Britain (BBC), within the different contexts in which both entities are created and developed. [...]

  • E. Torres Lana
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 123

    Abstract
    This paper is based on the necessity for developing audiovisual democracy and for proposing specific practices for the deactivation of media persuasive elements as its consequence. [...]

  • A. Gómez Aguilar, M. Martínez García
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 122

    Abstract
    Nowadays, digitalization of contents constitutes one of the keys of the development in the educational sector. The ubiquitous proliferation of mobile phones and portable devices, [...]

  • M. Moreno Rodríguez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 121

    Abstract
    Describing television in terms of quality is difficult, even more when it comes to the Spanish television audience, which is divided into two main tendencies: on the one hand, [...]

  • J. Aguaded Gómez, Y. Macías Gómez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 120

    Abstract
    The mass media, increasingly more present in the society, seem to be losing their social sense and their function of citizenship formation, for the benefit of business logic [...]

  • J. Romero Carmona, M. Degrado Godoy
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 119

    Abstract
    Soap opera is an entertainment phenomenon based on melodrama. Along its existence it has been considered as a mediocre way to entertain people. Its rating and success has [...]

  • I. Gordillo Álvarez, M. Ramírez Alvarado
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 118

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    This article seeks to deepen, on the one hand, into the development of new marketing strategies using TV as platform and aimed at promoting consumption among young girls. [...]

  • I. Rius Sanchis
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 117

    Abstract
    In the last years a communicative phenomenon, the «TV Baby Sitter», has appeared on the most important mass media. This fact represents that TV is becoming an educational [...]

  • G. Rosique Cedillo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 116

    Abstract
    Due to the changes produced in TV programming, and also to the increasing importance of audiovisual media, TV viewers associations have been working for about two decades [...]

  • J. Méndez Garrido
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 115

    Abstract
    In this work, we reflect on the presence of the television in people’s lives and the need to promote the regularization of television programmes, as well as the literacy [...]

  • D. Rodríguez Mateos
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 114

    Abstract
    The author of this paper defends that the mass media in which she works, stimulates for the show. The influence of television in society has reopened the discussion about [...]

  • M. Cabrera González, T. Gómez Aguilera
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 113

    Abstract
    The design of TV programmes schedule according to the different profiles of the audience favours a customized television watching by selective audiences. This work determines [...]

  • Á. Vera Aranda
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 112

    Abstract
    Young people spend more time watching television than attending classes at school. However, violent, aggressive or just clearly harmful programmes are broadcast for the minors [...]

  • P. Olascoaga
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 111

    Abstract
    The rate of mass media per inhabitant is particularly high in Uruguay. Nevertheless, there aren´t many experiences in teacher training and formation of a critical consciousness. [...]

  • J. Revuelta Blanco
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 110

    Abstract
    We have developed a methodology for a «Critical reading of TV advertisements». It consists of a guidebook for educators, cards for adolescents and a video. It has been presented [...]

  • G. Hernández Díaz
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 109

    Abstract
    Educating in mediations is a proposal of education that allows us to know the moral plexus of the main socialization agents such as the family, the school and the media. As [...]

  • A. Martínez González
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 108

    Abstract
    This paper describes an educational process which enables the participants to a critical analysis of television and its contents. This educational method has been developed [...]

  • J. Fernández Baena
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 107

    Abstract
    At the beginning of 2007 four experts on educational television carried out some research on the relationship between pre-university education and educational television. [...]

  • G. Borges
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 106

    Abstract
    Media education is one of the obligations of Portuguese public television. In the last few years, RTP2 has shown great concern about the quality of its programmes, mainly [...]

  • S. Reigosa York, A. Rodríguez Martínez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 105

    Abstract
    TV is part of our daily lives and occupies an important place at home. The situation and the importance we want to give to TV is not a conscious choice. We consider watching [...]

  • M. Monescillo Palomo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 104

    Abstract
    The formal education offered at schools has an intentional and professional curricular space that influences, in a direct way, on the people’s formation, their behaviours, [...]

  • M. Granado Palma
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 103

    Abstract
    Although the image in movement in the cinema and on television is the most complex audiovisual manifestation, it should not be forgotten that it is not the only one. Oral [...]

  • Á. Ubreva Amor
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 102

    Abstract
    Image must become a basic way towards knowledge. This paper proposes to search for shocking TV images that illustrate and define cultural and scientific concepts. Audiovisual [...]

  • F. Tucho Fernández
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 101

    Abstract
    This article describes how the new Spanish legislation for Primary and Secondary School deals with media education. Taking the basic skills as a starting point, legislative [...]

  • S. Bacher
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 100

    Abstract
    TV parameters are speed, atomization and history absence. The weakest voices like the children´s are not usually «taken into account» by television. Schools must be rethought [...]

  • L. Boza Osuna
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 99

    Abstract
    The association of televiewers from Catalonia (TAC) has been working in the field of education since 1999. They aim to guarantee healthy audio-visual habits in children. For [...]

  • I. Marcellán Baraze, I. Agirre Arriaga
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 98

    Abstract
    There is an obvious social alarm concerning the media, specially the TV. In order to check out the users´ perception of this phenomenon, investigation was set up with Primary [...]

  • M. Soto Romero
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 97

    Abstract
    Audiovisual language keeps on improving. Images reign, and represent us. Furthermore, the technological development already allows global interactive communication. In this [...]

  • J. Marín Montín
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 96

    Abstract
    Television has a decisive influence on present sports. Television is frequently the main source of income for sports. Different sports have been transformed to adapt to television [...]

  • E. Bevort
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 95

    Abstract
    We can say that education on television in France is entirely inscribed within education to mass media in 2007. Research studies, training and intervention testify this strong [...]

  • M. Alvarado Miquilena
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 94

    Abstract
    From a brief contextualization of the connections between education and communication in Venezuela, the experiences in research under the line of «Education, communication [...]

  • M. Mariana Fernández
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 93

    Abstract
    The television is one of many elements of our existence, and it demands from us to form active, critical and selective spectators. It is strongly agreed that living with television [...]

  • C. Novelli Osorio, C. Pincolini
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 92

    Abstract
    Building and expanding from the classic methods of audiovisual education, this article proposes strategies to achieve a global audiovisual literacy and a full citizenship. [...]

  • S. de Oliveira Souza
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 91

    Abstract
    The present work consists of a research report focused on an experiment with image production and reading aimed at the training of teachers of the state school system in the [...]

  • J. Vicente Encinas
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 90

    Abstract
    Three characteristics of the TV language justify the need for media literacy: the emotional nature of images, the stories, which are written to draw the attention of the viewer, [...]

  • M. Luna
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 89

    Abstract
    One of the ways to include the audiovisual teaching within the compulsory education system is perhaps to provide arguments consistent with the theoretical framework used by [...]

  • C. Pulido Rodríguez, I. Tortajada Giménez
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 88

    Abstract
    It is said that media literacy «knows no age limits». Though most practice and literature on media education has focused so far on childhood and teenagers, there are also [...]

  • K. de Souza, S. Ferreira do Amaral
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 87

    Abstract
    Television is part of the young people´s daily life and the new technologies, such as the digital video, make a new pedagogical approach possible. This approach enables the [...]

  • A. Gutiérrez Martín
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 86

    Abstract
    Changes taking place in the current media scenery will affect the television as mass media decisively. Maybe students and the rest of the people should be educated not only [...]

  • J. Daolio, C. Lopes da Silva
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 85

    Abstract
    This paper discusses the educational experience as a privileged social practice for the comprehension of the meaning of sport in television. We base our socio-cultural approach [...]

  • M. Azaústre Serrano
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 84

    Abstract
    How should we observe? How should we learn to observe, to be able to think critically about the images that surround and invade our interior? How should we perform so that [...]

  • V. Funes
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 83

    Abstract
    Television produces a homogeneization effect which in turn makes everything seem and worth the same. It creates a passive and bored viewer, in short, a consumer. This discourse [...]

  • V. Reia Baptista
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 82

    Abstract
    During some of the most recent years, in Portugal there has been a public debate going on about the different roles of television near some of the youngest sectors of the [...]

  • A. Ruiz Trujillo, R. Vázquez Romero
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 81

    Abstract
    Television is an important part of our daily life. TV has become «one of the family» and we cannot imagine our homes without one, two or even several TV sets. This situation [...]

  • F. Maeso Rubio
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 80

    Abstract
    The Spanish educative system is currently going through difficult times. Violence in schools, combined with a high failure rate, outlines the necessity of an education in [...]

  • L. Moreno García
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 79

    Abstract
    This paper emphasizes the influence of TV programmes for children on their ethical values, taking some programmes of the Spanish television (TVE) as examples. Their contents [...]

  • P. Chacón Gordillo
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 78

    Abstract
    Research on the role of women in advertising in the last years has continued to be that of a sex appeal. In the majority of cases, women are used to promote products aimed [...]

  • I. Saavedra Inaraja
    Comunicar. Media Education Research Journal (2008). Vol. 16, (2), 77

    Abstract
    The Law in Education, recently passed by the Spanish Parliament, provides a good opportunity to promote a critical view of audiovisual media and television among the Primary [...]