Camila Mont'Alverne

Camila Mont'Alverne

(PhD in Political Science)

Post:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Email:
camila.montalverne@politics.ox.ac.uk

I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, working in the Trust in News project. 

I hold a PhD in Political Science from the Federal University of Paraná, Brazil, where I was a researcher at the Research Group on Media, Politics, and Technology (PONTE/UFPR). During my PhD course, I was a Visiting Research Student at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. I have a master's degree in Political Communication from the Federal University of Ceará, Brazil. In 2017, my master's dissertation was awarded an honourable mention by the Brazilian Association of Political Communication Researchers (Compolítica).

My main research interests are in the area of Political Communication, focusing on Political Journalism, Media & Elections, and Internet & Politics, with recent publications concerning those themes in Journalism, Journalism Practice, The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies, and Brazilian Political Science Journal. 

Research Interests

My main research interests are in the area of Political Communication, focusing on:

  • Political Journalism
  • Media & Elections
  • Internet & Politics
  • Brazilian and Latin American politics.
Electoral systems Media

Previous Posts Held

I have previously worked as a Political Science Researcher at the Sivis Institute (2019-2020), Brazil, investigating topics on Political Culture, and assessing the quality of local democracy in Brazilian cities.

Publications

I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Trust in News project, from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. My work has been published on journals such as Journalism and Journalism Practice. 

List of selected publications:

  • MORAES, D.; MONT'ALVERNE, Camila. Identifying impacts of Covid-19 pandemic on vulnerable populations: a mixed-methods approach. Survey Research Methods, v. 14, p. 141-145, 2020.
  • MARQUES, F. P. J. A.; MONT'ALVERNE, Camila; MITOZO, I. B. Editorial journalism and political interests: Comparing the coverage of Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment in Brazilian newspapers. Journalism, v. 1, p. 1-20, 2019.
  • MARQUES, F. P. J. A.; MONT'ALVERNE, Camila. What are newspaper editorials interested in? Understanding the idea of criteria of editorial-worthiness. Journalism, v. 20, p. 1-19, 2019.
  • MARQUES, F. P. J. A.; MIOLA, E.; MITOZO, I. B.; MONT'ALVERNE, C. Similar, but not the same: Comparing Editorial and News Agendas in Brazilian Newspapers. Journalism Practice, v. 1, p. 1-21, 2019.
  • MONT'ALVERNE, Camila; ATHANÁSIO, E.; MARQUES, F. P. J. A. The Journalist between the Profession and the Newspaper's Interests: Values and Routines in the Production of Folha de S. Paulo’s Editorials. Brazilian Journalism Research, v. 14, p. 384-411, 2018.
  • MONT'ALVERNE, Camila; HAUSEN, V.; LEITE, P. H. Which political reform does Brazilian journalism discuss? A study about the coverage of Folha de S. Paulo. Cuardernos.Info, v. 43, p. 201-219, 2018.
  • MARQUES, F. P. J. A.; MONT'ALVERNE, Camila. How important is Twitter to local elections in Brazil? A case study of Fortaleza City Council. Brazilian Political Science Review, v. 10, p. 1-35, 2016.
  • MONT'ALVERNE, Camila.; MARQUES, F. P. J. A. News Production Routines. In: Vos, Tim P.; Hanusch, F. (Org.). International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019, v. 1, p. 1-5.

Media

  • Political Communication
  • Political Journalism
  • Media & Elections
  • Brazilian politics