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Jorge Gobbi

The author, Jorge Gobbi, has a major in Communication Sciences at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he also teaches. He's in charge of the seminar “Communication, travel and social representations” a course from the Communication Sciences career and he's also Stella Martini's teaching assistant in the subject Theory and practices of Communication II.

He also works as a journalist specialized in technology, particularly at Users magazine.

Currently, he's doing a PhD in Social Sciences in the Buenos Aires University (UBA).

He has four blogs: Blog de Viajes (with a forum); Vida Vacía, dedicated to music, and blogs (in spanish); the moblog 365 miradas (in spanish) and Infoxicados (technology, in spanish).

Other resources about me:

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Twitter
You Tube Videos;
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Latest posts by Jorge Gobbi

18 April 2012

Argentina: Bloggers React to Announcement of Nationalization of Oil Company YPF

The announcement of the nationalization of the oil company YPF, controlled by Spain's Repsol, and the transfer of 51% of its shares to the Argentinean government, sparked many reaction on...

26 October 2011

Argentina: Presidential Elections, a Review of Blogs

Argentina's presidential election had a pretty predictable result: the reelection of the current president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. The large victory motivated many bloggers to analyze the political situation.

28 October 2010

Argentina: Former President, Nestor Kirchner, Dies

This Wednesday, Nestor Kirchner, former president and husband of the current president Cristina Fernandez, died of a heart attack. Argentinian bloggers shared their impressions on this sudden and unexpected death.

22 October 2010

Argentina: Protester killed in confrontation between labor unions

Mariano Ferreyra, a student at the University of Buenos Aires and member of the Worker's Party, was shot during a confrontation between members of the Railroad workers union and workers...

15 July 2010

Argentina: Senate Approves Equal Marriage

The Argentinean Senate sanctioned a law that establishes equal rights to marry, without discriminating between heterosexual and homosexual couples, and with the same rights to adoption, among other issues. With...

24 May 2010

Argentina: Celebrating the Bicentennial on the Web

Argentina has been celebrating 200th anniversary of the beginning of the process of independence from Spain. A group of local bloggers have created a site called Your Bicentennial that will...

21 May 2010

Argentina: Rocker Gustavo Cerati Suffers Stroke After Concert

During a concert in Venezuela, Argentinean rock star Gustavo Cerati suffered a stroke, which was followed by an outpouring of support by fans, as well as false rumors of his...

21 April 2010

Argentina: International Court Rules in Paper Mill Conflict with Uruguay

The International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled on the conflict between Argentina and Uruguay about the latter's construction of a paper mill on the Uruguay River shared by...

24 March 2010

Argentina: Arrest Order Against Judge's Father Creates Controversy

Argentinean Judge María José Sarmiento believes that the arrest order for her father, accused of human rights abuses in the 1970s, is "obviously related" to her ruling against the government...

5 February 2010

Argentina: The Controversy Over Ex-President Kirchner's Purchase of Currency

The recent news about the purchase of two million dollars by the former President Néstor Kirchner back in October 2008, at a time when the international financial crisis was beginning,...

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