Carla Rodrigues Cardoso holds a PhD in Communication Sciences by FCSH – Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She is the director of the 1st Cycle in Communication and Journalism at Universidade Lusófona, institution where she teaches since 1997. At Lusófona she also writes the chronicle “Perspe (c)tivas”. She analyzes the newsmagazine theme since 2000, having written more than a dozen scientific articles on this sector of the press. In September 2009 she was the only Portuguese researcher selected for the conference "The Future of Journalism", organized by the University of Cardiff. Her communication - "The Future of Newsmagazines" - was selected for publication in Journalism Studies in 2010. She is a member of ECREA, SOPCOM and a researcher at the CIC.Digital/CICANT.