Eduardo Cintra Torres
Visiting Assistant Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal. Researcher at CECC in the same Faculty. PhD in Sociology (ICS-UL) (2010). Master's Degree in Communication (ISCTE-IUL) and B.A. in History (FLUL). Author of 17 books, the latest being: "Marques" (História dum Perseguido) de Afonso Lopes Vieira (org.), Lisbon, INCM, 2016; with other works including Telenovela, Indústria & Cultura, Lda. [Telenovela, Industry & Culture, Inc.], Lisbon, FFMS, 2015; From Multitude to Crowds: Collective Action and the Media, co-edited with Samuel Mateus, Frankfurt, Peter Lang Ed., 2015; Multidão e Televisão: Representações Contemporâneas da Efervescência Colectiva [The Crowd and Television: Contemporary Representations of Collective Effervescence], Lisbon, UCE, 2013.; Televisão e Serviço Público [Television and Public Service], Lisbon, FFMS, 2011. Author of book chapters and scientific articles in Portuguese, English and French, published in Portugal, France, Brazil, the UK and Canada. Author of pedagogic materials for the Ministry of Education and of TV and radio programmes for Portuguese and Macao television station. Journalist since 1983. TV and media critic since 1996, presently in Correio da Manhã and CMTV, and advertising critic in daily Jornal de Negócios since 2003.