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[Comunicar]:«Communication, Civil Society and Social Change».


We inform you that the latest issue of «Comunicar», 47, has been recently published with the suggestive title: «Communication, Civil Society and Social Change». As on previous occasions, the journal has a monographic section and a wide variety of items in its miscellaneous section. All articles are available full text and free of charge on our official website.
Watching and Tweeting: Youngsters’ Responses to Media Representations of Resistance
Alba Torrego | Alfonso Gutiérrez-Martín
DOI Civic Activism in Romania: Framing anti-Chevron Online Protest Community «Faces»
Camelia Cmeciu | Cristina Coman
DOI Transformative Image. The Power of a Photograph for Social Change: The Death of Aylan
Susana de-Andrés-del-Campo | Eloisa Nos-Aldas | Agustín García-Matilla
DOI Information Skills and Open Data. Challenges for Citizen Empowerment and Social Change
María Carmen Gertrudis-Casado | Manuel Gértrudix-Barrio | Sergio Álvarez-García

Community Media as Exercise of Communicative Citizenship: Experiences from Argentina and Ecuador
Mauro Cerbino | Francesca Belotti

The Representation of Workingwomen in Spanish Television Fiction
Charo Lacalle | Beatriz Gómez

Values and Emotions in Children’s Audiovisual Fictional Narratives
Ana Aierbe-Barandiaran | Eider Oregui-González

Models of educational integration of ICTs in the classroom
Manuel Area-Moreira | Víctor Hernández-Rivero | Juan José Sosa-Alonso

Powerful Communication Style on Twitter: Effects on Credibility and Civic Participation
Salvador Alvídrez | Oziel Franco-Rodríguez

Teaching Ethics in the University through Multicultural Online Dialogue
Elena Briones | Laura Lara

«Comunicar» is a quarterly, bilingual Spanish-English research journal, with Chinese and Portuguese abstracts. Articles, authors and topics have a decidedly international outlook. The journal is now in its 23nd year and has published 1661 research and studies articles. The journal appears in 311 international databases, journal impact assessment platforms, selected directories, specialized portals and hemerographic catalogues… A rigorous and transparent, blind reviewing system manuscripts audited in RECYT. It has an international scientific editorial board and a broad network of 433 reviewers from 33 countries of all over the world. Professional management of manuscripts via the OJS platform from the Science and Technology Foundation, with ethical commitments published for the scientific community that ensure transparency and timeliness, antiplagiarism (CrossCheck), reviewing system… It is a highly visible publication available through numerous search engines, dynamic pdfs, epub, DOIs, ORCID… with connections to Mendeley, RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero and scientific social networks like, Researchgate. A specialized journal in educommunication: communication and education, ICT, audiences, new languages…; there are special monographic editions on the most up-to-date topics. It has a printed and an online digital edition. The entire digital version can be freely accessed. It is co-edited in Spain for Europe, and in Ecuador and Chile for Latin America. Comunicar has also an English and a Chinese co-edition. The journal is published by Comunicar, a private, professional non-profit association specialized in educommunication in Spain, collaborating closely with multiple institutions and international universities. In indexing (2015), «Comunicar» is indexed by JCR-WoS (IF 0,868, Q2). Scopus classifies it in ‘Cultural Studies’, ‘Education’, and ‘Communication’ as Q1 (SJR 0,719). It is Journal of Excellence RECYT 2013-16 and also indexed by ERIH+. Google Scholar Metrics 2015 categorizes «Comunicar» with an H5-index 22 and a h5-median 41.