The role of the media, topic for the new session in Debats UB: Catalunya i Espanya

News | 20-01-2020

“The role of the media with democratic society challenges” is the title for the next session in the cycle

Debats UB: Catalunya i Espanya

, to take place on Monday, January 27 at 12.30 noon in the Aula Magna of the Historical Building. The session, which will be live streamed by UBtv, will start with a conference by Joan Maria Morros, dean of the School of Journalists of Catalonia, and a following roundtable with Joan Julibert and Marta Lasalas, lecturers from the bachelor degree on Communication and the Culture Industry of the UB; Lydia Sánchez, lecturer of the Faculty of Information and Audiovisual Media of the UB, and Ramón Reig, lecturer at the Faculty of Communication of the University of Sevilla. The debate will be chaired by the vice-rector of Communication of the UB, Francisco Esteban.


This is the second session of the new edition of the cycle #DebatsUB, which started last November with the roundtable “The sentence by the Supreme Court: juridical analysis”. There was a first edition of this cycle with a total of seven sessions last academic year.

#DebatsUB respond to the University’s will of becoming a meeting point for the different sensitivities of our society and to promote debate and words to favour the understanding of conflicts and contribute to its solution. At the same time, it provides an academic view of the social worries of citizens, giving analytical tools and promoting collective thinking. The first three sessions of the first edition of #DebatsUB have been compiled in a volume published by Editions and Publications of the UB. The corresponding books for the other sessions of this cycle will be published soon.