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What Cinzia has been doing lately …

28.03.2019
Speaker at the 9th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Security and Defence, Beirut

Cinzia held a presentation on digital transformation in organizations.

In particular, she discussed the impact of artificial intelligence on organizational structures, working processes and employment relations with a special attention to the defence sector.

 

She received the Best Paper Award.

20.03.2019
Guest lecture on Globalisation, ICT and Media

Cinzia Dal Zotto held a guest lecture at the University of Zürich on the interplay within globalisation, new ICT and media. She specifically addressed the impact of globalization and digitalization on the media industry as well as the role and responsibility of the tech giants within this context.

This lecture was part of the course “Globalisierung und Multinationale Unternehmen” by Prof. Andreas G. Scherer.

14.11.2018
Guest speaker at the Semaine des Droits Humains, Université de Genève

Cinzia was invited to hold a speech entitled “Media management and media policies as a potential deterrent for hate speech online?

She reflected on possible ex-ante actions to prevent hate speech, arguing that this would imply an understanding of the reasons why hate speech emerges. Cinzia believes the way media are managed, owned and controlled plays a role in this respect.

Program of the event

 

8/9.11.2018
2nd Conference on media development in Africa

Cinzia and her team organized the 2nd international conference on media development in Africa, which this time focused on the ownership structures and managerial challenges of both the media and their enablers, that is the telecommunications.

The conference gathered researchers and professionals from Africa but also many other different countries. More details about the event can be found here.

The event was sponsored by the University of Neuchâtel, the Swiss Network for International Studies and the Swiss National Science Foundation.

A special Issue of the Journal of Media Business Studies on the topic is planned and a call for papers will be sent out during May 2019.

22.03.2018
The call for papers for the 2nd international conference on media development in Africa is out!

The 2nd International Conference on Media Development in Africa will take place at the University of Neuchâtel on November 8-9, 2018. The main conference theme this time will concern ownership structures and managerial challenges in the African media and telecommunications sectors. We welcome theory-based and empirically sound submissions related to the conference theme, as well as contributions by practitioners that describe, analyze and explain specific cases/experiences.

For more information please see the conference website and the call for papers.

12.12.2017
Journée de l'Innovation en Gestion des Ressources Humaines

Within the frame of the course “Human Resource Management” on December 15 the HRM Innovation Day took place : students presented their ideas about how to innovate in the HRM field.

A jury composed by Stephen Faasen (SharkTalent), Sébastien Milardo (HR Director at UniNE), Anne-Marie Van Rampaey (AVA Conseils) and Cinzia Dal Zotto evaluated the ideas, and the best three received an award !   😎

Some pictures of the event on Facebook

10.11.2017
Guest speaker at the Lycée Jean-Piaget, Neuchâtel

Lecture on “Marketing yourself : Concepts and Practice

In this occasion Cinzia gave to the students conceptual and practical insighs on how to make yourself more visible and brand yourself on the job market within the era of social media.

21.10.2017
Guest speaker on leadership and power in organizations

Cinzia held a presentation on “Leadership and Power: New paradigms, new concepts” within the frame of a professional workshop organized by Vicario Consulting SA in Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

 

 

Here a short clip of the event

24.08.2017
Interview at Radio Svizzera Italiana (RSI), ReteDUE - Attualità Culturale

Il sistema giornalistico Svizzero: quale evoluzione?

Cinzia Dal Zotto refers at the radio about the evolution of the Swiss media system

 

 

28.04.2017
Publication of Special Issue of Journal of Media Business Studies

The special issue of the Journal of Media Business Studies on News Media Development and Sustainability in Africa, edited by Cinzia Dal Zotto and Johanna Mavhungu, has just been published online.

A first discussion between researchers and practitioners in the field around this topic took place at an international conference on media development and sustainability held at the University of Neuchâtel on 22–23 October 2015. The special issue draws on a selection of papers presented at the conference .

Guest editors’ introduction to the special issue on news media development and sustainability in Africa

29.03.2017
Nouveau membre au Conseil du Public SWI swissinfo.ch et tvsvizzera.it

Berne (ots) – Le Comité de SWI swissinfo.ch (le service international de la SRG SSR) a élu Cinzia Dal Zotto comme nouveau membre du Conseil du public. Madame Dal Zotto remplace Takemitsu Morikawa, qui déménage en Allemagne pour des raisons professionnelles. Elle … observera également l’offre tvsvizzera.it.

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SWI Swissinfo, Conseil du Public

29.03.2017
Guest lecture on Globalisation, ICT and Media

Proud and delighted Cinzia Dal Zotto held a guest lecture at the University of Zürich on the interplay within globalisation, ICT and media. This lecture was part of the course “Globalisierung und Multinationale Unternehmen” by Prof. Andreas G. Scherer.

Globalisation, ICT and Media – lecture slides

16.03.2017
Best Paper Award

Paris – The paper entitled “Le Rôle du Leadership dans la Transformation Digitale : Le Cas du Secteur Pharmaceutique” co-authored by Cinzia Dal Zotto, Evegeniya Kolpakova and Alexiane Gerber won the best paper award at the Information and Communication Technologies in Organizations and Society (ICTO) Conference.

Best Paper Award

03.03.2017
New publication

Two papers by Cinzia Dal Zotto, Vittoria Sacco and Yoann Schenker, included in the book edited by Hans van Kranenburg “Innovation policies in the European news media industry” have finally been published:

Market structure and innovation policies in Switzerland

Market structure and innovation policies in Italy 

11.01.2017
Interview at Le Temps

Cinzia Dal Zotto refers about Buzzfeed, the infotainment site “à l’origine du scandal Trump”

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.2016
Research project funded by the Swiss Network of International Studies

The project on “Telecommunications politics in authoritarian developing countries – Development, control and ownership in the African information and communications technology sector” , jointly conducted by Professor Tina Freyburg of the University of St. Gallen and Professor Cinzia Dal Zotto of the University of Neuchâtel, was awarded CHF 251’878.- for a two year period starting from November 1, 2016.