Susana Salgado (Ph.D. 2007, University of Lisbon) is FCT research fellow and professor of political communication and media and politics. Her main research interests are 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 several 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.
Susana Salgado is currently PI of research projects 'Politics, Policy, Populism and Online and Social Media' (IF/01451/2014/CP1239/CT0004) and HATE 'Streams of Hate and Untruth' (PTDC/CPO-CPO/28495/2017), and co-PI of research project Populus 'Rethinking Populism' (PTDC/SOC-SOC/28524/2017).
Her most recent publications include:
Salgado, Susana (2019) (Ed.) Mediated Campaigns and Populism in Europe. Palgrave.
Salgado, Susana, Bobba, Giuliano (2019) News on Events and Social Media: A Comparative Analysis of Facebook Users' Reactions. Journalism Studies. DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2019.1586566
Salgado, Susana. 'Interpretive Journalism'. In Oxford Bibliographies in Communication. Ed. Patricia Moy. New York: Oxford University Press.