DCU Institute of Future Media, Democracy and Society Institúid DCU um Meáin Todhchaí, Daonlathas agus Sochaí
DCU Institute of Future Media, Democracy and Society Institúid DCU um Meáin Todhchaí, Daonlathas agus Sochaí

Dr Lucia Mesquita


Lucia Mesquita is a postdoctoral researcher at the FuJo Institute for Future Media and Journalism and a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture, and New Technologies at Lusofona University, Portugal. Lucia completed her PhD in DCU as a researcher on the JOLT Project, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020. Before joining DCU, she was an MA student at the School of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP), University of Lisbon. She was also a journalist, having graduated from Universidade Metodista de São Paulo (Brazil) in 2001. She is investigating the changing political economy of digital journalism and its impact on the plurality and the civic role of journalism.

Related Projects

TeamLit: Teacher Education in Digital and Media Literacy

The TeaMLit project, backed by the European Media and Information Fund (EMIF), enhances media and information literacy (MIL) within European teacher education. DCU’s Institute for Future Media, Democracy, and Society (Fujo) is one of the partners responsible for research with Heidelberg University, School of Education, in Germany. The project aims to develop, implement, and disseminate effective media literacy educational practices and resources among teachers, thereby equipping them to better...

Jolt: Harnessing Digital and Data Technologies for Journalism

JOLT was a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network, which aimed to harness digital and data technologies for journalism by providing a framework for the training and career development of 15 Early Stage Researchers. JOLT researchers provided empirical answers to important questions regarding the future of journalism by forging multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral research into the digital and data-driven tools, practices, and values shaping journalism....

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