Research on Joacine Katar Moreira media coverage takes Cicant to IAMCR

Cicant’s 18-month exploratory project “IMLab – The Joacine Katar Moreira Case Study”, started this April and has already an abstract approved for IAMCR conference. The first paper of this Cicant’s project is due on June 7.

This research project aims to analyse the media coverage of the first six months of the parliamentary term of Joacine Katar Moreira, the first racialized woman, head of the list of a political party in Portugal, covering her initial path, first as representative elected for the LIVRE party, then as non-attached member. The goal is that this project be the first contribution for the creation of the IM Lab – Intersectionality Media Lab, integrated in ReLeCo Media Society and Literacies of CICANT.

Carla Rodrigues Cardoso from ECATI Communication Sciences Department is the principal investigator of the team that includes Cicant’s researchers Carla Cerqueira, Carla Martins and Sónia Lamy as well as two Communication Sciences PhD Students, Alexandra Barradas and Anna Ragasovà and also a Communication in Organizations Master student, Inês Marques as a grant holder.

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