International Conference Pathologies and Dysfunctions of Democracy in Media Context

The purpose of this conference is to join together researchers from Communication Sciences and related areas (Political Science, Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Political Sociology and others), with particular emphasis on those interested in political communication around a unifying common axis: the pathologies and dysfunctions of democracy, in media contexts, in different aspects of their involvement with the media such as: the media representation of these pathologies and dysfunctions; the contribution or, on the other hand, the damage of the media to the functioning of democratic institutions; the interference of political agents in journalistic information; the relationship between media and political institutions in the processes of public opinion building, etc.EXTENSION OF DEADLINE UP TO MAY 31.

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Support:
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
União Europeia
Quadro de Referência Estratégico Nacional
Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade
Universidade da Beira Interior