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Dr. Mato Brautović

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Dr. Mato Brautović is associate professor at the Department of Mass Communication at the University of Dubrovnik (Croatia). Dr. Brautović improved his professional skills as an adjunct lecturer at College of Journalism and Communication at the University of Florida (USA) and guest professor at the University of Montenegro (Montenegro) and Linnaeus University (Sweden).

Dr. Brautović is the president of the organising committee of Dubrovnik Media Days, an international scientific conference that has been organised at the University of Dubrovnik for the past twelve years. At the time of his presidency the topics of the conference were: (Un)clear and Present Danger - Terrorism, Media and Technology (2016), Artificial Intelligence, Robots and Media (2015), The Future of Journalism (2014), Media and the Economic crisis (2013), and Economic, Political and Communicational Power of Social Media (2012).

He is author or co-author of many books, book chapters, and scientific papers in professional journals in field of his expertise - online journalism, digital methods, social media, and mobile technologies.

His book Online Journalism is the first of its kind in South East Europe and it is a mandatory textbook in all classes associated with information and communication sciences (Department of Mass Communication at the University of Dubrovnik (Croatia); Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Zagreb (Croatia); Department of Tourism and Communication Sciences at the University of Zadar (Croatia); Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Montenegro (Montenegro). He teaches at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate level in Croatia and abroad.

Associate Professor Brautović was secretary general of the international journalist organisation Association of European Journalists (2004 - 2006), a member of the committee for re-accreditation of Croatian higher-education institutions, and associate on different international professional and scientific projects (EU TEMPUS projects: Journalism Education and Training in Croatia (JETIC), and Establishment of Public Relations Offices at Croatian Universities (PRO-CRO)). For the purpose of the JETIC project he created a methodology and conducted data analysis, and in the PRO-CRO project he was the representative of the University of Dubrovnik. He was head of the research team for the project conducted by the EastWest Institute (New York, USA), which analysed print media in the border area Boka Kotorska - Dubrovnik - East Hercegovina. Again, he made a whole methodological scheme, guided the research team, analysed statistical data, and thereupon compiled a programme and organised a professional seminar for journalists on the researched area.

Mato Brautović was head of “Media” and “Public Relations” graduate studies at the University of Dubrovnik, Department of Mass Communication, and member of the University Senate. He is a member of the editorial boards of the international scientific journals Medianali (Croatia) and Medijski dijalozi (Montenegro).

In September 2009 he became Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Florida (College of Journalism and Communication) where he researched how to establish a journalism educational model with the help of e-learning.

He holds a BA in Marine Technology from the University of Split (Croatia), an MSc in Political Science from the University of Zagreb (Croatia), and a PhD in Journalism from the University of Zagreb.

Dr. Brautović has taught courses on interactive media, mobile media, media convergence, new media, new media theory, online journalism, online public relations, editing of online media, print journalism, etc., at undergraduate, graduate, and PhD level at the University of Dubrovnik, University of Zagreb, University of Split, University of Montenegro, and University of Florida.

His professional and scientific progress includes education, research, and guest lectures at the University of Florida (USA), The Poynter Institute (USA), Mississippi State University (USA), Missouri State University (USA), University of Missouri-St. Louis (USA), The Johannes Kepler University (Austria), Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic), The University of Vienna (Austria), Roma Tre University (Italy), the University of Wrocław (Poland), the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), University of Applied Sciences Graz (Austria), The University of Barcelona (Spain), Linnaeus University (Sweden), Leeds Metropolitan University (UK), European University Institute (Italy), University of Belgrade (Serbia), University of Montenegro (Montenegro), University of Sarajevo (BiH), etc.
 

THE MOST IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

Brautović, Mato; John, Romana and Potrebica, Marko. Immersiveness of News: How Croatian Students Experienced 360-Video News. In: Lucio Tommaso De Paolis, Patrick Bourdot and Antonio Mongelli (eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Computer Graphics (Part 1). Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017. Pg. 263-269.

Brautović, Mato; Antić Brautović, Julijana and Potrebica, Marko. News Reporting About Attack on Dubrovnik in 1991: The Importance of Being on Location. In: Renaud de la Brosse and Mato Brautovic (eds.) Reporting the Attacks on Dubrovnik in 1991, and the Recognition of Croatia. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, Pg. 61-74.

Cvjetinović, Goran; John, Romana and Brautović, Mato. Reporting About the Attack on Dubrovnik by Montenegrin (Bi)Weeklys. In: Renaud de la Brosse and Mato Brautovic (eds.) Reporting the Attacks on Dubrovnik in 1991, and the Recognition of Croatia. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, Pg. 131-156.

Brautović, Mato. Fishing Journalism: From Specialised Magazines to Online Social Networks. In: Beatriz Peña Acuña and Juan Jose Jover Lopez (eds.) Periodismo especializado. Madrid : Editorial ACCI, 2017, Pg.15-36.

Brautović, Mato; Perisin, Tena. Teletext as a New Media Promoter in Croatia: Surviving War and Transition. In: Hallvard Moe and Hilde Van den Bulck (eds.) Teletext in Europe: From the Analogue to the Digital Era, Gothenburg : Nordicom, 2016, Pg.187-204.

Brautović, Mato. Twitter as an Activists’ Tool: Case Study of Twitter Usage During the Protests against Croatia’s Government. In: Tereza Pavlíčková and Irena Reifová (eds.) Media, Power and Empowerment: Central and Eastern European Communication and Media Conference CEECOM Prague 2012. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014, Pg. 222-230.

Brautović, Mato; John, Romana and Milanovic-Litre, Iva. Quantitative Content Analysis of Communication Patterns on Facebook: A Case Study of the Croatian Government. Media Studies 4(8), 2013. Pg. 45-59.

Brautović, Mato, Milanovic-Litre, Iva and John, Romana. Journalism and Twitter: Between Journalistic Norms and New Routines. Medianali, 13(7), 2013, Pg. 19-36.

Brautović, Mato. Hyperlocal media and overcoming the crisis. In: Credibility of the media / Lejla Turčilo; Belma Buljubašić (ed.). Sarajevo : Institute for Social Science Research, 2012. Pg.310-330. In Croatian.

Brautović, Mato. E-Learning and Lifelong Education of Journalists in Croatia: Situation and Perspectives. In: Credibility of the media / (ed. Rade Veljanovski), Beograd : Čigoja stampa i Fakultet političkih nauka, 2011, p.331-344. In Croatian.

Brautović, Mato. Online Journalism. Zagreb: Školska knjiga, 2011, pp.197. ISBN:978-953-0-30389-8. In Croatian.

Brautović, Mato. Internet as Journalistic Source.Lulu.com, 2011, pp.209.ISBN: 978-1-257-80413-9 In Croatian.

Brautović, Mato. Reporting of the Croatian Daily Newspapers About Anti-Government Protests 2011. Kultura 132, 2011. p.315-325. In Croatian.

Brautović, Mato. Usage of Twitter for Promotion and Two Way Communication with Users by Croatian Media. Časopis za upravljanje komuniciranjem 20, 2011. p.61-72. In Croatian.

Brautović, Mato. Usage of Newsroom Computer Systems as Indicator of Media Organisation and Production Trends: Speed, Control and Centralisation. Medijska istraživanja 15(1), 2009, p.27-42.


RECENT PAPERS AND LECTURES PRESENTED/HELD AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND / OR INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED SCIENTIFIC ORGANISATIONS

Brautović, Mato (November 2016): Lecture “Measuring Media Pluralism Using Big Data: Possible Methodology & Tools” held for the research staff of the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom at the European University Institute. Florence, Italy.

Nenadic, Iva; Brautović. Mato (May 2016): Paper “Twitter and Journalists’ Right to Privacy” presented at the conference Credibility of the Media. Organisation by the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (November 2015): Lecture “Social network analysis and application in journalism” held for the professors at Linnaeus University, Sweden.

Brautović, Mato; Buratović, Sandra and John, Romana (May 2016): Paper “Messaging apps as media distribution platforms: Return of one way communication” presented at the conference Information Technology and Journalism 2016. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (May 2015): Paper “Automation of news production process: From gatekeeping to gateautomation” presented at the conference Information Technology and Journalism 2015. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (May 2015): Lecture “Digital Methods: What Can We Measure in Journalism?” held at the conference Information Technology and Journalism 2015. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (July 2015): Lecture “Big data visualisations with Google Fusion Tables” presented at the Big Data Seminar for the Social and Policy Sciences, organised by the University of Zagreb and the Social Science Research Centre, Mississippi State University, USA.

Brautović, Mato (May 2013): Paper “Online social networks and migrations: Case study of Facebook page ‘Youth let’s leave Croatia’” presented at the conference Media Mobility and Europe. Dubrovnik. Organised by the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato; John, Romana (May 2013): Paper “Quantitative Analysis of Communications Patterns on Facebook: A Case Study of Croatian Government” presented at the conference Information Technology and Journalism. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (November 2012): Paper “Evaluating the usability of Croatian media mobile apps” presented at the Dubrovnik Media Days 2012 conference. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (September 2012): Paper “Hyperlocal media and crisis overcoming” presented at the conference Credibility of the Media. Organised by the Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo. Sarajevo, BiH.

Brautović, Mato (June 2012) Lecture “Web scraping techniques and social network analysis” held for students and professors from Mississippi State University, USA.

Brautović, Mato (May 2012): Paper “Social network analysis: Online Communication Activities as Social Relationships” presented at the conference Information Technology and Journalism 2012. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (April 2012): Paper “Profiling of Twitter activists using the example of Twitter usage during the demonstrations against Republic of Croatia’s government” presented at the Central and Eastern European Communication & Media Conference. In organisation of ECREA. Prague, Czech Republic.

Brautović, Mato (November 2011): Paper “Online social networks, revolutions and terrorism” presented at the Dubrovnik Media Days conference 2011. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Brautović, Mato (May 2011): Paper “Using Twitter in the organisation of anti-government protests in Croatia” presented at the conference Information Technology and Journalism 2011. Dubrovnik, Croatia.