David Vidal

Journalist and writer, Catalonia

From 17 to 21 May 2017

Biography —

Journalist and writer, Ph.D. in Communication and Journalism, has been awarded by the Lleida Non Fiction Narrative Award for La fulla a punt de caure (The leaf about to fall, 2007) and by the Catalan Council on Communication for his work El malson de Chandos (Chandos’ Nightmare, 2003). Professor of Cultural Journalism at the UAB, where he runs the doctoral studies, he contributes with many media, like Catalunya Ràdio or Diari Ara. Founding member of SomAtents, he has written dozens of papers, chapters and books about media, journalism, literature and communication. He has been coordinator of the Journalism Degree and vice-dean of the Faculty of Communication at UAB.

Project —

While staying at the Faber, he will work on two papers. One of them about post-truth; the other about new narratives on digital media.