State of the issue of child sexualisation in the digital environment and media literacy proposals

Estado de la cuestión sobre la sexualización infantil en el entorno digital y propuestas de alfabetización mediática

doxa.comunicación | 28, pp. 223-239 | 223

January-June of 2019

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

How to cite this article:

Llovet Rodríguez, C.; Díaz-Bustamante Ventisca, M.; Méndiz Noguero, A. (2019). State of the issue of child sexualisation in the digital environment and media literacy proposals. Doxa Comunicación, 28, pp. 223-239.

https://doi.org/10.31921/doxacom.n28a12

Carmen Llovet Rodríguez. Lecturer at the International University of Catalonia. International PhD in Communication from the University of Navarra with a European stay in the Department of Business Management at Glasgow Caledonian University. She has been an associate professor at the College of Arts and Science on the Beijing campus of the New York Institute of Technology and visiting scholar at the College of Mass Communications and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University. She developed her teaching career at Centro Universitario Villanueva. Her research, which has been presented at congresses and in impact journals, focuses on visual merchandising in fashion stores, as well as on the impact of the fashion industry on women and children. She was a fashion and culture journalist at the agency known as Aceprensa, which specializes in trends.

International University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

mdcllovet@uic.es

ORCID: 0000-0002-7743-9332

Mónica Díaz-Bustamante Ventisca. Lecturer at Complutense University of Madrid. Doctor of Economics and Business Sciences (Outstanding Cum Laude) from Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Science from CUNEF, and a Master’s Degree in Applied Statistics (National University of Distant Education-UNED). She has worked as Marketing Director at multinational companies including L’Oreal, Chantelle and Shiseido, and as Marketing and Business Development Consultant for companies from different sectors. As an investigator, she has participated in research projects and scientific/academic congresses, and has provided contributions to books and articles that have appeared in the archives of prestigious publishers and academic impact journals.

Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

mdiaz-bu@ucm.es

ORCID: 0000-0002-8256-0209

Alfonso Méndiz Noguero. Dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the International University of Catalonia (UIC Barcelona) and Professor of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising at the same institution. Doctor in Communication from the University of Navarra (Extraordinary Distinction). Before joining UIC Barcelona, he was a Professor of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising at the Universities of Málaga and Navarra; he also carried out management tasks in both institutions. He has directed 21 Doctoral Theses and published 80 monographs and articles, as well as 17 books. He has carried out research stays at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Catholic University of Milan, and the University of La Sabana in Bogota. His main lines of research have been related to the following: Advertising, education and values; new ways and supports for advertising, and the social influence of audiovisual media. He is a founding member and president of AUPEMEC, the Unesco Association for the Promotion of Ethics in the Media.

International University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

amendiz@uic.es

ORCID: 0000-0003-4450-1272