doxa.comunicación | 26, pp. 211-235 | 211

January-June 2018

ISSN: 1696-019X / e-ISSN: 2386-3978

How to confront fake news through news literacy? State of the art

¿Cómo afrontar las noticias falseadas mediante la alfabetización periodística? Estado de la cuestión

José Manuel Pérez Tornero. Professor of Journalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. A program creator and director in RTVE (Spanish Radio and Television Corporation). He is a Doctor in Communication and is a graduate in Spanish Studies. He is the main researcher of Chair UNESCO-UAB on Media and Information Literacy and Quality Journalism. He is the chair of RTVE-UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona) and member of the Observatory for News Innovation in the information society. He is the director of the Scientific Research Group-Communication and Education Cabinet. Also a member of the ATEI (Association of Ibero-American Educational TV and Culture). He forms part of a group of UNESCO experts and the European Commission for News Literacy. An advisor appointed by UNESCO in the Global Alliance Media and Information Literacy Partnerships. A member of the advisory board of the network of Universities of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations-UNESCO and an honorary doctor of the Aix Marseille University.

Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

ORCID: 0000-0002-8198-3648

Sally Samy Tayie. She is a university professor at the Arabic Academy of Sciences, Technology and Maritime Transport in El Cairo, Egypt. She obtained a B/A in Arts and finished her studies at the American University in Cairo with a Masters in Journalism and Communications. She is currently researching at the Autonomous Uni-versity of Barcelona in order to complete her Ph.D, while giving online classes in Communication and Education in Online Masters programs. She also participates as a researcher in the Scientific Research Group- Communica-tion and Education Cabinet. Her primary fields of interest are journalism, Media and Information Literacy (MIL), new literacy and youth’s political and civic commitment.

Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

ORCID: 0000-0003-0094-0863

Santiago Tejedor. Adjunct Professor of the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences of the Au-tonomous University of Barcelona. He is a Dr. in Journalism and Communication Sciences from the UAB and a Dr. in Engineering Projects from the Politécnica University of Catalonia (UPC) where he did a thesis about the Web 2.0 in Ibero-America. He has participated in several investigations funded by public calls: “DINAMIC, Deve-lopment of individual media literacy indicators, corporate and citizens” (2012-2014); “Showing films and other audio-visual content in European Schools - Obstacles and best practices” (2013-2014); “EMEDUS, European Media Literacy Education Study” (2012-2014). His research lines are mainly focused on cyberjournalism. Media convergence and the new transmedia narratives.

Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

ORCID: 0000-0002-5539-9800