Dr. Salvador Alsius
Biography: 

Salvador Alsius i Clavera (Barcelona, 1948) holds Bachelor's Degrees in both Journalism and Economics, and a PhD in Journalism. Throughout his career, he has combined the professional practice of journalism (in media such as Diario de Barcelona, El Periódico de Catalunya, Avui, El Món, TV3 and Catalunya Ràdio) with academic activities. He has been Director of Universitat Pompeu Fabra's Journalistic Studies, where he has also led a number of research projects in the fields of Ethics of Journalism and Newsrooms Integration. He won the "Research on Mass Communication" Award, from the Media Research Centre of the Government of Catalonia. He was Dean of the Journalists Association of Catalonia (1998-2002), member of the Information Council of Catalonia and member of the Royal Academy of Doctors.