New University of Lisbon, Portugal

cristina-ponteMaria Cristina Mendes da Ponte is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon. A member of the Steering Committee in the COST Action IS0906 on Audiences (2010-2014), she coordinated the international project Digital Inclusion and Participation (2009-2011) and the national project Children and Young People in the news (2005-2007). Currently she is vice-chair of the TWG Children, Youth and Media, European Communication Research and Education Association.

Areas of expertise: children and media; media and generations; digital divides; journalism studies, media discourse.

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