Susana Salgado




Susana Salgado (PhD, 2007) is a Political Communication scholar. Currently Principal Researcher at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa (ICS-ULisboa), she was previously FCT Research Fellow (ICS-ULisboa) and also held positions at the University of Oxford, UK and at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. The topics of her research include populism, online hate, polarization, disinformation, political communication, comparative media studies, media and democratization, media and elections, and Internet and politics. Over the last few years her comparative research projects have been broad in geographical scope, and include different projects on Europe, but also on Portugal and Brazil and an extensive analysis of the role of the media in African democratization processes in comparative perspective. Salgado has been PI of several funded research projects, such as ‘Streams of hate and untruth?’ (PTDC/CPO-CPO/28495/2017), or ‘Politics, Policy, Populism and Online and Social Media’ (IF/01451/2014/CP1239/CT0004).

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