Da mídia à participação: a presença das petições eletrônicas nos jornais digitais espanhóis

  1. Calvo Miguel, Dafne
  2. Campos Domínguez, Eva María
Animus. Revista Interamericana de Comunicação Midiática

ISSN: 2175-4977

Year of publication: 2017

Volume: 16

Issue: 31

Pages: 38-55

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5902/2175497723789 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openUVADOC editor

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This article aims to assess the relationship between digital media and participation in Spain, during a political crisis context that has increased the number of citizens demanding to be part of political process (COLOMBO VILARRASA, 2007). In particular, it investigates e-petitions platform Change.org’s presence in four different digital media: El País, El Mundo, El Confidencial and El Diario. In order to ascertain what type of coverage this website receives, it is analyzed a sample of 200 pieces in relation to the following variables: the section and the frequency of publication, the platform as a source of information, the external links from the journal to the petitions page, etc. The results of this analysis allow to check that the Spanish press does not make a critical reflection of the limitations of Change.org, but it encourages participation on the platform.