PhD in Communication Studies from the UCP – Catholic University of Portugal. Lectures Political Communication and Sociology of Communication on the B.A. in Communication Studies, Media and Politics on the M.A. in Communication Studies and Digital Asia on the M.A. in Asian Studies. On the PhD program in Communication Studies, she lectures Communication Studies and Advanced Methodologies as well as Communication Studies on UCM PhD in Communication Studies.
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Beyond the Internet

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Democracy at work

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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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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
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Intellectuals and Social Networks

Rita Figueiras 2012. Matrizes
Opinion article

Media’s toxic knowledge

Rita Figueiras 2012. Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture
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Os Media e as Eleições Europeias, Legislativas e Autárquicas de 2009

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As Mulheres Comentadoras na Imprensa de Referência Portuguesa

Rita Figueiras 2011. Alceu. Revista de Comunicação, Cultura e Política
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Press pundits and Portuguese society

Rita Figueiras (with Figueiras, R.). 2011. Journalism
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Returning home

Rita Figueiras 2011. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
Opinion article

Intelectuais e os Media

Rita Figueiras 2009. Comunicação & Cultura
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A Agenda dos Comentadores e a Política Nacional

Opinion article

Lobbying e Marketing Político

Rita Figueiras 2006. Comunicação & Cultura
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O Espaço Opinião na Imprensa de Referência Portuguesa: 1980-1999

Rita Figueiras 2003. Media & Jornalismo
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Media e Discriminação: Um Estudo Exploratório do Caso Português

Rita Figueiras 2002. Revista do Obercom
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Opinião Pública e Espaço Público: Algumas Perspectivas Teóricas

Rita Figueiras 2002. Revista do Obercom