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).
Recent publications include:
Salgado, S., García-Luengo, Ó., Papathanassopoulos, S., Suiter, J., & Stępińska, A. (2021) Crisis and Populism: A comparative study of populist and non-populist candidates and rhetoric in the news media coverage of election campaigns. European Politics and Society. (Published online: 11 Mar 2021). DOI:10.1080/23745118.2021.1896882 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23745118.2021.1896882
Salgado, S. (2021) Disputes over or against reality? Fine-graining the textures of post-truth politics. In H. Tumber and S. Waisbord (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Media Misrepresentation and Populism. Oxon and New York: Routledge. 101-109. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Companion-to-Media-Disinformatio...
Mutsvairo, B. & Salgado, S. (2020) Is Citizen Journalism Dead? An examination of recent developments in the field. Journalism. (Published online: 02 Nov 2020). DOI:10.1177/1464884920968440 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1464884920968440