Repensando los derechos digitales a través de los problemas sistémicos de la comunicación



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derechos de la comunicación, reforma mediática, justicia social, activismo mediático, derechos digitales, representación de problemas, análisis del discurso


Introducción: Los recientes debates políticos y de expertos en torno a los problemas del entorno digital han promovido diferentes conceptualizaciones de los derechos digitales. Sin embargo, los problemas actuales relacionados con la comunicación digital no tienen en cuenta los debates anteriores relacionados con la democratización de los medios. Este artículo propone que hay una necesidad de volver a fundamentar los debates sobre derechos digitales en torno a los problemas sistémicos de la comunicación. Metodología: Concebido como una contribución teórica, el artículo conecta la investigación crítica reciente sobre los derechos digitales, con la literatura existente sobre el activismo democrático en los medios. Lo anterior, a través del análisis de las representaciones de problemas. Resultados: Los resultados identifican la existencia de representaciones problemáticas a lo largo del tiempo que siguen vigentes hoy, tanto en el mundo digital como en los medios de comunicación, tales como: desigualdades en la distribución de los recursos comunicativos, propiedad y modelo económico del sistema de comunicación, y problemas de participación y exclusión. Discusión: El enfoque en las representaciones problemáticas permite identificar alternativas a los discursos dominantes hoy en día y ofrece un terreno para la colaboración entre activistas y académicos. Conclusiones: La investigación puede beneficiarse de un mayor diálogo entre el marco del activismo democrático de los medios de comunicación y los enfoques basados en los derechos para el entorno de la comunicación digital.


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Biografía del autor/a

Outi Puukko, University of Helsinki

Outi Puukko es una investigadora doctoral en estudios de medios y comunicación en la Universidad de Helsinki. Sus intereses de investigación incluyen los roles de la sociedad civil en los discursos sobre los derechos digitales, el activismo mediático y los movimientos de justicia social.

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Puukko, Outi. 2023. «Repensando los derechos digitales a través de los problemas sistémicos de la comunicación». Revista Latina de Comunicación Social, n.º 82 (julio):1-19.



Comunicación, justicia social y reforma mediática

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