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Víctor García-Perdomo

Chía, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Associate Professor, Universidad de La Sabana


Víctor García-Perdomo, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the School of Communication at Universidad de La Sabana in Bogotá, Colombia, where he works as the Director of the Master Program in Digital Journalism and Communication. He received his Ph.D. in Journalism and his M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. A Fulbright Fellow, García-Perdomo’s research addresses the impact of digital technology on media and journalism.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. García-Perdomo’s journey

Selected readings

García-Perdomo, V. (2021). How Social Media Influence TV Newsrooms Online Engagement and Video Distribution. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 1-22.

García-Perdomo, V. (2020). Re-Digitizing Television News: The Relationship between TV, Online Media and Audiences. Digital Journalism, 9(2), 136-154.  

García-Perdomo, V., & Magaña, M. (2020). The Adoption of Technology and Innovation Among Native Online News Media in Colombia. International Journal Of Communication, 14(2020), 30763095.

García-Perdomo, V. (2019). Technical frames, flexibility, and online pressures in TV newsrooms. Information, Communication & Society, 24(4), 541-556.

García-Perdomo, V., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D., Harlow, S. (2017). To Share or Not to Share: The Influence of News Values and Topics on Popular Social Media Content in the United States, Brazil and Argentina. Journalism Studies 18(1), 1180-1201

Watch Prof. García-Perdomo present on “Understanding data journalism in Latin America: Between open-coding culture, transparency and investigative reporting” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. García-Perdomo’s insights about his professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast