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César Jiménez-Martínez

 Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Lecturer in Global Media and Communications, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University


César Jiménez-Martínez is Lecturer in Global Media and Communications at Cardiff University. His research focuses on mediated nationhood, protest and violence, visibility, journalism, nation branding and public diplomacy. He is the author of the monograph Media and the Image of the Nation during Brazil’s 2013 Protests (2020, Palgrave Macmillan).

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Jiménez-Martínez’ journey

Selected readings

Mihelj, S., & Jiménez-Martínez, C. (2021) Digital nationalism: Understanding the role of digital media in the rise of ‘new’ nationalism. Nations and Nationalism, 27(2), 331-346 (**winner 2021 Anthony D. Smith Prize for best article in nations and nationalism).

Jiménez-Martínez, C. (2021) The instrumental mediated visibility of violence: The 2013 protests in Brazil and the limitations of the protest paradigm. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 26(3), 525-546 (**second place 2022 Jay Blumler Best Article Award of the International Journal of Press Politics).

Jiménez-Martínez, C. (2020) Media and the Image of the Nation during Brazil’s 2013 Protests. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jiménez-Martínez, C. (2017) Making Chile visible: Purposes, operationalisation and audiences from the perspective of nation branding practitioners. Geopolitics, 22(3), 502-524.

Jiménez-Martínez, C. (2014) Disasters as media events: The rescue of the Chilean miners in national and global television. International Journal of Communication, 8, 1807-1830.


Watch Prof. Jiménez-Martínez present on “Mediated nationhood: Constructing, commercialising and contesting the nation in the media” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Jiménez-Martínez’ insights about her professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast