'Citizenship' in Peruvian cybermedia: Media, users and journalists' perspectives

M. Mendoza Michilot, B. Viaña Díaz Del Olmo, A. Espinoza Guanilo

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    © 2019 University of Piura. All rights reserved. This article analyses how the concept of citizenship is addressed in 15 Peruvian cybermedia platforms and how Internet users use this term on the basis of the information published, in order to know the semantic coincidences and differences in media and public agendas. This research was carried out using a mixed method which combines the classical analysis of news' content, computer analysis of users' comments and interviews. Among findings validated by media journalists, the little attention paid by platforms to citizens is highlighted, as well as the divergence between the approaches of the senders and users. Some solutions to the abovementioned misunderstanding in this field of unquestionable public interest that affects both public debate and the development of citizens who are aware of their roles in society are proposed.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Pages (from-to)201-223
    Number of pages23
    JournalRevista de Comunicacion
    StatePublished - 9 Feb 2019

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