From media to mediations: Jesús Martín-Barbero in the Unisinos communication theory

Keywords: Mediation, Jesús Martín-Barbero, media, mediatization, communication theory


This text, a mixture of essay and memory, seeks to situate Jesús Martín-Barbero and his influence in the teaching of communication theory in the courses of social communication in Brazil, based on the work developed at Center of Communication Sciences of the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS). The thinking of Martín-Barbero is put together with other seminal thinkers of the area in Latin America: Beltran, Kaplún and Pasquali. It reflects the course taken before the book, De las medios a las mediaciones, emphasizing Jesús Martín-Barbero’s fundamental contribution to teaching and communication research.


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Author Biography

Pedro Gilberto Gomes, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências da Comunicação

Pró-Reitor Acadêmico da Unisinos

How to Cite
Gomes, P. (2018). <i>From media to mediations</i&gt;: Jesús Martín-Barbero in the Unisinos communication theory. MATRIZes, 12(1), 189-202.