Dean of the School of Human Sciences (since 2016) where he is also the Chair of the Communication Studies Department (since 2013). He was awarded a PhD in Media & Cultural Studies from the University of Lincoln (UK) and presently his main research interests are political economy of the media and communication history, focusing on transnational communication fluxes and the usage of the media as instruments of propaganda and public diplomacy. Member of the Board of Directors at the Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC), he also coordinates the research line on Media, Technology, and Contexts. Nelson Ribeiro has participated in several international research networks and is presently a member of the project "Connecting the Wireless World - Writing a Global Radio History" financed by the Leverhulme Trust. Since 2012, he has been vice-chair of the Communication History Section at the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) and an invited guest professor at both Universität Augsburg (Germany) and at the University of Saint Joseph (Macau-China). Coordinator of the Master's Degree in Communication Studies at the FCH between 2010 and 2016, he was also program director of a national broadcasting station, Radio Renascença, between 2005 and 2013, and of MEGA FM between 2000 and 2005.
Book Chapter

Colonization through Broadcasting: Rádio Clube de Moçambique and the Promotion of Portuguese Colonial Policy, 1932–64

Nelson Ribeiro 2018. Media and Portuguese Empire
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Convergence Culture in European Newsrooms

Nelson Ribeiro (with Manuel Menke). 2018. Journalism Studies
Other

Disseminating Fear: Nazi-Broadcasting Propaganda in Neutral Countries

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. Conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research
Other

From television to total video: Change and continuity in the audio-visual market in Portugal

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. The Future of Old Media
Other

História dos Media e das Famílias através de Mediagrafias

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. X SOPCOM Conference
Other

Investigação sobre a População Idosa: perspetivas interdisciplinares

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. Portuguese Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Other

Making Portugal Great Again! Radio Broadcasting and Salazar's Nationalist Discourse in 1930s and 1940s

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. Conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research
Book Chapter

Os Meios de Comunicação ao Serviço do (Des)entendimento Global

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. Entendimento Global e Compromisso com as Periferias
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Reporting an Alternative Reality to ‘Conveniently Guide’ Public Opinion

Nelson Ribeiro (with Nelson Ribeiro). 2017. Media History
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The convergent journalism and the reconfiguration of work in Portuguese newspaper newsrooms | O jornalismo convergente e a reconfiguração do trabalho nas redações da imprensa portuguesa

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.C.). 2017. Observatorio
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The Political and Economic (In)Dependence of the Media in Macao under Portuguese and Chinese Rule: Continuity and Change after the Handover

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. International Communication Association Conference
Other

Undermining an Imperial Power during the Cold War: shortwave Broadcasting and the Collapse of the Portuguese Empire

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. International Communication Association Conference
Other

West/East Entanglements during the Cold War. Shortwave broadcasting as a tool of (counter)propaganda

Nelson Ribeiro 2017. Tracing entanglements in media history
Book

Communication studies on the Iberian Peninsula: A comparative analysis of the field’s development in Portugal and Spain

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.). 2016. The International History of Communication Study
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Convergence Culture in European Newsrooms: Comparing editorial strategies for cross-media news production in six countries

Nelson Ribeiro (with Menke, M.). 2016. Journalism Studies
Paper

Journalism teaching: challenges for universities and journalists

Nelson Ribeiro (with Nelson Ribeiro). 2016. Mediapolis: revista de comunicação, jornalismo e espaço público
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Nelson Ribeiro and Stephanie Seul (eds) (2015) Revisiting transnational broadcasting: The BBC’s foreign-language services during the Second World War, Media HistoryRibeiroNelsonSeulStephanie (eds) (2015) Revisiting transnational broadcasting: The B...

Nelson Ribeiro 2016. European Journal of Communication
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A nova globalização pós-2008 e a reconfiguração do sistema dos média ocidentais

Nelson Ribeiro (with Rita Figueiras). 2015. SPP
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BBC Portuguese Service during World War II: Praising Salazar while defending the Allies

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.). 2015. Media History
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Censorship and scarcity: Controlling new and old media in Portugal, 1936-1945

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.). 2015. Media History
Paper

Revisiting Transnational Broadcasting

Nelson Ribeiro (with Stephanie Seul & Nelson Ribeiro). 2015. Media History
Paper

Revisiting Transnational Broadcasting: The BBC'S foreign-language services during the Second World War

Nelson Ribeiro (with Seul, S.). 2015. Media History
Book Chapter

The Discourse on New Media

Nelson Ribeiro 2015. Theorien des Medienwandels
Paper

The new post-2008 globalisation and the reconfiguration of the Western media system | A nova globalização pós-2008 e a reconfiguração do sistema dos média ocidentais

Nelson Ribeiro & Rita Figueiras (with Figueiras, R.). 2015. Sociologia, Problemas e Praticas
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Broadcasting to the Portuguese empire in Africa: Salazar's singular broadcasting policy

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.). 2014. Critical Arts
Paper

Fighting for a regime change through active listening

Nelson Ribeiro 2014. CM - Commun manag
Book

Salazar e a BBC na Segunda Guerra Mundial

Paper

Using a new medium for propaganda: The role of transborder broadcasts during the Spanish Civil War

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.). 2014. Media, War and Conflict
Paper

New Global Flows of Capital in Media Industries after the 2008 Financial Crisis: The Angola-Portugal Relationship

Nelson Ribeiro & Rita Figueiras (with Figueiras, R.). 2013. International Journal of Press/Politics
Other

Undermining a Dictatorship: International Broadcasts to Portugal, 1945-1974

Nelson Ribeiro (with Nelson Ribeiro). 2013. Airy Curtains in the European Ether
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A new medium at war: The importance of foreign radio reports in Portugal during World War II

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Objectivity versus ‘toxic propaganda’: The case of transborder broadcasts to Portugal during World War II

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Salazar's interference in the BBC Portuguese service during world war ii

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.). 2010. Journalism Studies
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The war of the airwaves in Portugal: Foreign propaganda on short and medium waves, 1933-1945

Nelson Ribeiro (with Ribeiro, N.). 2010. Journal of Radio and Audio Media
Book

BBC Broadcasts to Portugal in World War II

Book

A Emissora Nacional nos Primeiros Anos do Estado Novo (1933-1945)

Book

A Rádio Renascença e o 25 de Abril