Ángel L. Rubio Moraga
Angel L. Rubio
Ph.D. in Information Sciences and B.A. in Journalism, both by the Complutense University of Madrid. Associate Professor at the Department of Journalism and Global Communication of the School of Information Sciences of the Complutense University of Madrid.
Specialist in new information technologies, internet and digital journalism. He has published numerous articles on these subjects in particular about the features and transformations of the journalist in view of the new digital challenge, and on the freedom of expression in the Internet, the exercise of citizens’ rights and duties on the Internet, and the evolution of the information society in Spain and the Nordic area.
On this last aspect he has recently published two books: Industrias culturales. El modelo nórdico como referencia en España (Cultural industries. The Nordic model as reference in Spain (co-authored by Mariano Cebrián and Javier Maestro and published by Comunicación Social in 2011); and La Sociedad de la información en los países bálticos. Bajo el influjo del modelo nórdico (The information society in the Baltic countries. Under the influence of the Nordic model), edited by Mariano Cebrián and published by Gedisa in 2009.
He is also the coordinator of the series of books Prensa y Periodismo Especializado. Historia y Realidad Actual (Specialised Press and Journalism. History and Current Reality), published by Grupo Editorial Henares every two years from 2000 until 2010.
He is currently taking part in various research projects on communication and research in the field of the media and the information society. Some of these projects are, for example: Televisión y Cultura Popular Durante el Franquismo: Programación, Programas y Consumo Televisivo (1956-1975) (Television and Popular Culture During the Francoism: Programming, Programmes and Television Consumption) directed by Julio Montero-Diaz; Las industrias culturales en la Sociedad de la Información y el conocimiento de los países nórdicos (Cultural industries in the Information and Knowledge Society of the Nordic Countries), directed by Mariano Cebrián-Herreros; and Neurocomunicación: Gestión de la comunicación social basada en las neurociencias. Experimento de creación e inteligencia conectiva o a escamas (Neuro-communication: Management of Social Communication based on Neuroscience. Experiment of connective or escalated creation and intelligence), directed by JesúsTimoteo-Álvarez.