Institution:Universidad Miguel Hernández
Position:Profesor Titular de Periodismo
Research:1- Comunicación Política y Opinión Pública: Estudio de la transformación del ecosistema político, desde el punto de vista de la comunicación. Análisis de las relaciones medios-periodistas-políticos-ciudadanía, procesos electorales, etc. | 2- Producción periodística en el nuevo ecosistema mediático. Estudio y análisis de la transformación del ecosistema mediático, con atención especial a los medios nativos digitales, a los nuevos modelos de negocio y a la innovación en el ámbito periodístico.

Profile

José Luis González Esteban is a journalist and Associate Professor of Journalism and Vice Dean at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Alicante), where he teaches courses on Journalism Production and Political Communication. He also teaches in the MA in Innovation in Journalism, for which he coordinates the course: "Journalism: Content, Product and Service". He also teaches in the PhD program New Journalism Models. He is also the editor of the scientific journal on communication Miguel Hernández Communication Journal (MHCJ). He has also taught at Spain’s CEU Cardinal Herrera University and the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM). González received a PhD in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid and an MA in Communication Law from UCLM. He has also served as Visiting Professor at North Carolina State University in the United States, the University of Wroclaw (Poland) and the Philological School of Higher Education, also in Wroclaw, Poland. He has published 30-odd books, book chapters and articles in renowned scientific journals, and has directed three doctoral theses. Moreover, over the last eight years he has collaborated on R&D projects, a European project for integrated actions, and for six years he has been working on recognized research projects. González has also written columns for the newspaper La Verdad for 12 years and writes for COPE, in addition to being a contributor at Cadena SER, ABC and other publications. In 2001, he received the Asociación de la Prensa’s annual prize for best work in journalism. In 2006 he started the hyperlocal citizen-journalism project Reportero Digital, and served as the project’s director during its initial and consolidation phases. In 2007, he founded Blog Comunicación and helped launch one of the company’s first and most prominent projects, the website Mundoetnia. Since 2003 he has served as editor of eurogaceta.es.