Fernando Zamith

  

Professor of Journalism at the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences at the University of Porto, Portugal, teaching online journalism since 2002

 

Ph.D. in Information and Communication on Digital Platforms (Online Journalism), University of Porto, 2011

 

M.A. in Communication Sciences (Online Journalism), University of Minho, 2007 

 

Graduated in Social Communication, University of Minho, 1996


Journalist at Lusa, the Portuguese news agency, from 1988 to 2011


Coordinator of the academic news website JornalismoPortoNet, since 2004

 

Founder and coordinator of the ObCiber - Observatório do Ciberjornalismo, since 2008

 

Researcher at CETAC.MEDIA - Centro de Estudos das Tecnologias e Ciências da Comunicação, since 2005

 

Author of the books "Vilar de Mouros: 35 Anos de Festivais" (2003) and "Ciberjornalismo: As potencialidades da Internet nos sites noticiosos portugueses" (2008) and co-editor of the book "Ciberjornalismo, modelos de negócio e redes sociais (2012).

 

Author of the blogs "JornalismoPortoNet Weblog", "A Tenda dos Índios" and "Vilar de Mouros"

 

Author of several research papers, some of them in English:


ZAMITH, Fernando - Online News: Where is the promised context?, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference, 2012, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, and III Congresso Internacional de Ciberjornalismo, 2012, Universidade do Porto.

http://cobciber3.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/livro-de-atas-iii-cobciber-zamith.pdf


ZAMITH, Fernando - A methodological proposal to analyze the news websites' use of the potentialities of the Internet, 9th International Symposium on Online Journalism, 2008, University of Texas at Austin. http://online.journalism.utexas.edu/2008/papers/Zamith.pdf

 

ZAMITH, Fernando et al. - The cyberjournal as a teaching tool: from technique to practice, II Congreso Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital, 2004, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.

http://bocc.ubi.pt/pag/zamith-fernando-cyberjournal-teaching-tool.pdf