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Marisa Torres da Silva was born in Lisbon in 1979. Since 2015 she is an Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH), where she teaches since 2006. She is a member of the international projects "Fair or Flawed: Experiments on Perceptions of Hate Speech Moderation" (funded by Facebook - Content Policy Research on Social Media Platforms research awards) and "Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM)", coordinated by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) and co-funded by the European Union. She is also member of the "COST Action CA17132 - European network for argumentation and public policy analysis" and of the national project "PINBook PT: Political Interest Networks in Facebook Portugal", funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT). She is Local Researcher / Focus Group Leader of the project "New Neighbours", coordinated by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and co-funded by the European Commission. She is the author and co-author of three books, eight book chapters (one of them indexed in Scopus), 21 articles in international and national peer-reviewed journals (11 of them indexed in Web of Science, Scopus or Scielo), one encyclopaedia entry (indexed in Web of Science), and around 60 papers presented in Portuguese and International conferences. She is also co-director of Media & Jornalismo journal (indexed in Scopus and Scielo) and co-editor of the online publication NOVA Magazine. She worked as a freelance journalist (2001-2009) in many Portuguese press publications.

Education/Academic qualification

Communication Sciences, Doctorate, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

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Research Output at NOVA 2012 2019

Feminismo online no Brasil e em Portugal: um mapeamento do ativismo no Facebook

Torres da Silva, M., Magalhães, M. & Marôpo, L. S. B., 2018, Ibercom 2017. Livro de Anais. Immacolata Vassallo de Lopes, M., Ribeiro, N., G. S. Castro, G. & Duff Burnay, C. (eds.). São Paulo / Lisboa: ECA-USP / FCH-UCP, p. 2815-2836 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

O lucro social e financeiro do jornalismo de investigação

Translated title of the contribution: The social and financial value of investigative journalismCoelho, P. & Silva, M. T. D., 1 Apr 2018, In : Media & Jornalismo. 18, 32, p. 73-94 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Stakeholder discourses about critical literacies and audience participation

Brites, M. J., Chimirri, N. A., Amaral, I., Seddighi, G., Torres da Silva, M. & Murru, M. F., 5 Apr 2018, The Future of Audiences: A Foresight Analysis of Interfaces and Engagement. Das, R. & Ytre-Arne, B. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 179-195 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Audiências e cross-media: estudo de padrões de consumo de notícias em Portugal

Torres da Silva, M., Figueiras, R., Brites, M. J., Amaral, I., Marôpo, L. S. B., Santos, S. C., Jerónimo, P., Espírito Santo, P. & Pacheco, L., Dec 2017, In : Estudos em Comunicação. Communications Studies. 1, 25, p. 177-199 22 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Activities 2013 2013

  • 1 Editorial activity

Media & Jornalismo (Journal)

Marisa Silva (Editor)
1 Jan 2013

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity