Homero Gil de Zuñiga

Research Scholar

Specialization

Professor Homero Gil de Zúñiga is a former CITS Visiting Research Scholar. Dr. Gil de Zúñiga heads a program in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas - Austin on Community, Journalism, and Communication Research, which focuses on all forms of new technologies and digital media and their effects on society.  Dr. Gil de Zúñiga's research focuses on digital media and citizenship, with a particular emphasis on the influence of Internet use in people's daily lives as well as the effect of such use on the overall democratic process.

Homero's faculty lecture, "Democracy and the Effects of Citizen and Traditional Journalism," happened on November 4, 2010.