Txema Ramirez de la Piscina Martinez

Presentation

Txema Ramirez de la Piscina Martinez  worked as a journalist in different Basque Media sources from 1979-1989. With a Bachelors Degree in Journalism from the University of the Basque Country (1982), he has been a lecturer there since 1990. He obtained his PhD in Journalism in 1993 and became a Professor in1998. In 2012 he was given accreditation as a University Professor by ANECA, and in 2010 as Full Professor by the Basque Quality Agency Unibasq. Since 2011 he has been the Director of the Research Group HGH (Hedabideak, Gizartea eta Hezkuntza – Media, Society and Education), officially recognised by the University of the Basque Country. He has two recognised six-year research periods. He currently teaches the subjects "Specialised Journalism" and "Spokesperson Training" on the Journalism Degree. Furthermore, he teaches on the module "Bestelako Multimedia Komunikazioa: Estrategia informatibo berriak" on the Multimedia Komunikazioa Master, organized by the University of the Basque Country and EiTB.

Lines of research in the last few years

  • Quality Journalism
  • The Future of Journalism
  • Audiovisual Literacy
  • The Media and minority languages
  • The Media and conflict

Publicaciones más relevantes

  • Ramirez de la Picina, Tx.; Aiestaran, A.; Agirre, A. eta Zabalondo, B. (2015a): Kalitatezko Kazetaritza: Ba al dago etorkizunik? Erreferentziazko prentsaren eboluzioa Euskal Herrian eta Europan (2001-2014), Leioa: UPV/EHUko Argitalpen Zerbitzua
  • Ramirez de la Picina, Tx.; Aiestaran, A.; Agirre, A. eta Zabalondo, B. (2015b): Quality Journalism Is there a future? The evolution of the reference press in the Basque Country and Europe (2001-2014), Leioa, UPV/EHU Press
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx.; Aiestaran, A.; Zabalondo, B. eta Agirre, A. (2015c):"Kazetaritzaren garabileak: kalitatea, berrikuntza eta prestakuntza". In: Uztaro, 93, 19-42 or
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx.; Zabalondo, B.; Agirre, A. y Aiestaran, A. (2015d). "La calidad de la prensa europea de referencia analizada por académicos, profesionales y usuarios". Estudio del Mensaje Periodístico
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx.; Zabalondo, B.; Aiestaran, A. y Agirre, A. (2015e). "The Future of Journalism. Who to believe? Different perceptions among European professionals and Internet users". Journalism Practice (in press). doi: 10.1080/17512786.1006932, 1-22 or
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx.; Gz. Gorosarri, M.; Aiestaran, A.; Zabalondo, B. eta Agirre, A. (2014a): "Periodismo de calidad en tiempos de crisis: Un análisis de la evolución de la prensa europea de referencia (2001-2012)". Revista Latina de Comunicación Social, 69, pp.248-274
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx.; Gz. Gorosarri, M.; Aiestaran, A.; Zabalondo, B. eta Agirre, A. (2014b): "Differences between the quality of the printed version and online editions of the European reference press". Journalism. Theory, Practice and Criticism, First online, doi: 10.1177/1464884914540432, pp. 1-14
  • Elordui, A., Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx & Arana, E., (Arg.) (2013): Multimedia komunikazioa: Gaur egungo erronkak eta estrategia berriak. Leioa, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitateko Argitalpen Zerbitzua (sare-argitalpena)
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx. (2011): Bozeramaileen trebakuntza. Hedabideen aurreko jardun profesionala. Leioa, Servicio Editorial UPV/EHU (sare-argitalpena)
  • Basterretxea Polo, J.I.; Idoiaga, P.; Jiménez, E.; Andrieu A. & Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx. (2011): Irudiaren hiria, euskal herritarren komunikazio-gaitasunak. Bilbo, UEU
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx. (2009): Kazetari aditua unibertso digitalean (koord.) Bilbo, UEU
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx. (2007): Formación de Portavoces. Los movimientos sociales ante la esfera pública. Barcelona. Bosch
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx. (2002): Ikus gaitzazuen. Bestelako komunikazioa: Alternatiba kritikoak, Irun, Alberdania.
  • Idoiaga, P. & Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx. (2002): Al filo de la (in)comunicación. Prensa y conflicto vasco. Madrid, Fundamentos
  • Ramírez de la Piscina, Tx. (1995): Gabinetes de Comunicación. Funciones, disfunciones e incidencia, Barcelona, Bosch

Research projects (last 5 years)

  • "Hedabideak, Gizartea eta Hezkuntza (HGH)". Grupo reconocido por la UPV/EHU (2015-2017).
  • "Evolución de la calidad de las noticias en los medios europeos de referencia". Ministerio de Innovación y Competitividad (2000-2014); UPV/EHU ( 2011-2014).
  • "Hedabideak, Gizartea eta Hezkuntza (HGH)". Grupo reconocido por la UPV/EHU (2012-2014).
  • "Investigación sobre el grado de competencia mediática de la ciudadanía en España". Conseil de L´Audiovisual de Catalunya (CAC) y Ministerio de Educación de España (2009 -2010).

Other activities and recognition

  • Member of the Administrative Board of EITB (2013-2014).
  • Director of various theses. The latest ones: Uria The end of ETA (2007-2011): narratives from the media and from the actors, by Imanol Murua Uria, and Lagunarteko hizkera etbko fikzio seriatuan: euskararen normalizazioaren ispilu? bikoizketa Euskal Herrian (1982- 2013): sorrera, garapena eta gainbehera, by Beatriz Zabalondo Loidi, defended in 2014 in the Department of Journalism of the University of the Basque Country.
  • Member of the Euskera Assessment Board of the Diputación Foral de Araba (2007-2011).
  • Frequent collaborator on the following Media sources: the daily paper Berria, the weekly Alea, Radio Vitoria (participation in talk shows), Euskadi Irratia, Euskalerria Irratia and Hala Bedi Irratia.
  • External assessor for the following scientific journals: Javnost-The Public (Ljubljiana-Slovenia), Uztaro (UEU), RLCS (La Laguna University) and Zer (Communication Faculty of the University of the Basque Country).
  • He has been a member of the following panels of judges: journalism award of the magazine Argia (flagship of the press in Euskera), Elhuyar (scientific journalism), Research grant Juan San Martín from the Local Authority of Eibar (Gipuzkoa).
  • Member of the associations: IAMCR International Association for Media Communication Research, AE-IC (Asociación Española de Investigadores en Comunicación – Spanish Association of Communication Researchers) and of the UEU, the Basque University Summer Schools.

Research group

  • Hedabideak,  Gizartea, Hezkuntza (HGH) – Media, Society and Education.
  • Team: Txema Ramírez de la Piscina Martínez (IP), Alazne Ayestaran Yarza, Beatriz Zabalondo Loidi, Antxoka Agirre Maiora, José Mari Pastor González,  Imanol Murua Uria, María Teresa Agirreazaldegi Berriozabal, Ramón Zallo Elguezabal and Itsaso Manias Muñoz.