Dolors Palau Sampio holds a BA and a PhD in Journalism from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She teaches Journalism at the University of Valencia since 2000, where she is Associate Professor. She has written for the newspaper Levante-EMV for nine years. She has published more than 40 book chapters and articles in indexed scientific journals. She has been visiting scholar at universities in Germany (the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and the Free University of Berlin), United Kingdom (Southampton Solent University and Newcastle University), France (Lumière University Lyon 2), Portugal (Nova University of Lisbon), Chile (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile), and Argentina (National University of Tres de Febrero).