O MediaTrust.Lab é um estudo pioneiro sobre desinformação em contextos de proximidade em Portugal, que irá procurar identificar e analisar estratégias e práticas de “fact-checking” por jornalistas dos media regionais e a potencial colaboração das audiências no processo. Por meio de formação, promoção de ferramentas digitais e aplicativos, este projeto de investigação-ação também visa instruir jornalistas e público a verificar factos de forma mais eficaz e eficiente
1. Observe civic and community media in order to identify, analyze and discuss their importance in public participation in a context of proximity.
2. Discuss the conditioning factors of regional and community media;
3. Create a proximity media observatory;
4. Develop a citizens' forum, creating a space where the associative structures of civic society and local and regional institutions can debate issues of public interest.
The project “Media, reception and memory: female audience in the Estado Novo” aims to launch research on the history of media reception in Portugal – a well-studied field – through a series of case studies on media reception (press , radio and television) by women between the 30s and 60s, in a context of female cultural subordination.
The aim of this project is to investigate whether the participation allowed to citizens by Portuguese political party websites meets their expectations.
The Citizen's Agenda Project intends to study some concrete procedures developed by public journalism, at the level of the regional press, in order to understand if there is going to be an effective reinforcement of democratic deliberation in the public sphere.
The objective of this project is to identify how cultural, ethical and political uses and attitudes towards mobile and online communications are articulated with the notions of public and private in different generations; namely with regard to the production, dissemination and reception of messages by audiences, including especially iconic messages.
The main objectives of the Theory and Aesthetics of Documentary Film Project are to contribute to the dissemination of film studies already carried out or still ongoing in Portugal, Brazil and Spain and to develop the theory and aesthetics of cinema, reactivating it with special emphasis on documentary cinema.