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Ingrid Bachmann

 Santiago, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile
Associate Professor, School of Communications, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


Ingrid Bachmann is an associate professor in the School of Communications at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where she chaired the Journalism Department between 2016 and 2020. A former reporter, her research addresses the intersections between news narratives, gender, and political communication.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Bachmann’s journey

Selected readings

Valenzuela, S., Bachmann, I., Mujica, C., Labarca, C., Grassau, D., Halpern, D., & Puente, S. (2021). Competing frames and melodrama: The effects of Facebook posts on policy preferences about COVID-19. Digital Journalism, 9(9), 1411–1430.

Bachmann, I. & Proust, V. (2020). Old concerns, renewed focus and novel problems:  Feminist communication theory and the Global South. Annals of the International Communication Association, 44(1), 67-80. 

Bachmann, I. (2020). Gender and news. In K. Ross, I. Bachmann, V. Cardo, S. Moorti & M. Scarcelli (eds). The International Encyclopedia of Gender, Media, & Communication. Wiley-Blackwell. 

Bachmann, I. & Mujica, C. (2019). Exemplars as argumentative strategy in broadcast news: Analyzing the case of Chile. Journalism Practice, 13(9), 1042-1056. 

Bachmann, I. & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2013). News platform preference as a predictor of political and civic participation. Convergence, 19(4), 496-512.

Watch Prof. Bachmann present on “Framed by gender: Examining news and media through a feminist lens” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Bachmann’s insights about her professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast