Ioli Campos

Assistant Professor

Generic Bio

With a PhD in Digital Media within the University of Texas at Austin / Portugal Colab, Campos is an assistant professor at the Portuguese Catholic University, since 2020. In 2011, she was a Fulbright visiting scholar to the USA. Researcher at ICNova, she is currently co-coordinating the transnational project “Influencers Trust Label”, funded by the preparatory action call Media Literacy for All from the European Commission. She is also part of the European Consortium “Fighting Fake News: A New Literacies Approach for Young People", funded by the EU Consortia Incentive Fund. Her main research interest areas include media literacy and journalism. Campos is author of several scholarly articles indexed to the Web of Science and/or Scopus and of the literary work “Se eu morrer, publica isto”. As an international consultant in media literacy and journalism, she has been involved in projects from the Council of Europe, from the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Program from the European Union and from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Before her academic career, Campos worked for over 15 years as a journalist. Her work was published regularly at the newspaper Público and at the newsmagazine Sábado, among several other news media companies. She devoted her journalism career mostly to the coverage of human rights issues, having reported from Kosovo, Algeria, Egypt, Cambodia, Vietnam, Iceland, Finland and USA, among other places. She was awarded the reportage prize from the United Nations National Committee for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Not too young to learn about the news: Best formats to educate about journalism in digital platforms

Ioli Campos (with Ioli Campos). 2021. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction

Comparative analysis of leading media and journalism research and training institutions

Ioli Campos 2020. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
Book Chapter

Competencies About the News for Elementary School Children

Ioli Campos 2020. The Handbook of Media Education Research

Children playing with the news: an experiment and intervention with digital gaming

Ioli Campos 2019. Children’s Online Worlds, Digital Media and Digital Literacy Conference, ECREA

Digital educational resources: a case study on the methodological challenges of designing for Primary school-aged children

Ioli Campos 2019. Children and Adolescents in the era of SmartScreens: Risks, threats and opportunities reloaded - International Off-year Congress ECREA-CYM-2019

Evaluation Report of Counter Cyber-Hate Speech Campaigns

Ioli Campos 2019. commisioned by Minority Rights Groups / co-funded by Rights, Equality and Citizenship – European Union
Book Chapter

Media Literacy

Ioli Campos 2019. NSC - Council of Europe

Book Review: Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy Through Personal Narrative by Renee Hobbs

Ioli Campos (with Ioli Campos). 2018. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly

Digital Games to Teach News Literacy to Children

Ioli Campos (with Ioli Campos). 2018. Proceedings of Play2Learn 2018

Improving News Literacy among Seven to Ten Year Old Children: an Experiment with Digital Gaming

Ioli Campos 2018. University of Texas at Austin / Portugal Colab & Nova University of Lisbon

News Literacy Lessons for Elementary School Aged Children

Ioli Campos 2018. 68th Annual International Communication Association Conference (ICA 2018)

Protecting or Empowering: News Literacy Education in the Midst of the Post-Truth Debate


Se eu morrer, publica isto

Ioli Campos 2018.

Teaching news literacy to children with digital games

Ioli Campos (with Ioli Campos). 2018. Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children - IDC '18

Improving News Literacy among Children

Ioli Campos 2017. Future Places Doctoral Colloquium 2017
Book Chapter

Interactive Storytelling to Teach News Literacy to Children

Ioli Campos (with Ioli Campos). 2017.

News Literacy Education Outcomes: Raising Critical News Consumers and Empowering Citizens

Ioli Campos 2017. 67th Annual International Communication Association pre-conference – Journalism Studies Graduate Student Colloquium (ICA 2017)

How parents should talk with their children about terrorism: the news media perspective

Ioli Campos 2016. International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference (IAMCR 2016)

History of the Environmental Journalism

Ioli Campos 2013. Environmental Journalism Seminar - Cenjor

Environmental Journalism - a different kind of journalism?

Ioli Campos 2012. SOPCOM - 2nd meeting of the journalism and society working group

Portuguese Environmental Journalists between Press and Online

Ioli Campos 2012. Nova University of Lisbon

Freelance Journalism

Ioli Campos 2010. Freelance and Specialized Journalism Conference