Publications

Journal articles

Ramon, X.; Tulloch, C. (2019). “Life beyond clickbait journalism: A transnational study of the independent football magazine market“. Communication & Sport. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/2167479519878674

Ramon, X.; Haynes, R. (2019). “Sports Coverage on BBC ALBA: Content, Value, and Position in the Scottish Broadcasting Landscape”. Communication & Sport, 7(2), 221-243.

Ramon, X.; Billings, A.C.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (2019). “Interviews With Former ESPN Ombudsmen/Public Editors Kelly McBride, Robert Lipsyte, and Jim Brady”. International Journal of Sport Communication, 12(1), 28-35.

Whigham, S.; López-González, H.; Ramon, X. (2019). ““Més Que Un Joc?”: Sport and Contemporary Political Nationalism in Scotland and Catalonia”. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 43(3), 219-244.

Ramon, X. (2019). “Football and national identities in Spain. The strange death of Don Quixote” [Book Review]. National Identities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/14608944.2019.1687981

Ramon, X. (2018). “Olympic Channel: showcasing the Games in the age of digital plenitude”. Diagoras: International Academic Journal on Olympic Studies, 2, 83-102.

Ramon, X.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (2018). “Accountable sports journalism. Building up a platform and a new specialised code in the field”. Ethical Space, 15(1–2): 15–28.

Rojas-Torrijos, J.L.; Ramon, X. (2018). “Accountable sports journalism: creating a gateway to showcase ethical codes, stylebooks, ombudsmen and beyond”. Athens Journal of Sports, 5(4): 351-367.

Tulloch, C.; Ramon, X. (2017). “Take Five: How Sports Illustrated and L’Équipe redefine the Long Form Sports Journalism genre”. Digital Journalism, 5(5)652–672. ISSN: 2167-0811.

Ramon, X.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (2017). “Mapping media accountability instruments in sports journalism”. El Profesional de la Información, 26(2): 159-171. ISSN: 1386-6710.

Rojas-Torrijos, J.L.; Ramon, X. (2017). “Accountability in social networks. Ever-evolving stylebooks and feedback through Twitter”. Revista Latina de Comunicación Social, 72: 915–941.

Gómez-Colell, E.; Medina-Bravo, P. & Ramon, X. (2017). “The invisible presence of women athletes in the Spanish sports press. Analysis of the front pages of Marca, As, Mundo Deportivo and Sport (2010-2015)”. Estudios sobre el Mensaje Periodístico, vol. 23(2), 793-810 (in Spanish). ISSN: 1988-2696.

Ramon, X. (2017). “Sports journalism ethics and the portrayal of race and disability. The coverage of the London 2012 Olympics in the British, American and Spanish quality press”. Comunicació, Revista de Recerca i Anàlisi, 34(1): 27-45. ISSN: 2014-0304.

Ramon, X.; Tulloch, C. (2016). “Periodismo deportivo de largo formato en la era digital”. El Profesional de la Información, 25(3): 404-412 (in Spanish). ISSN: 1386-6710.

Ramon, X.; Mauri, M. & Alcalá, F. (2016). “Reporting transparency, self-regulation and readers’ participation: Mural.com, Rue89.com and TexasTribune.org”. Comunicación y Sociedad, 25: 101-125 (in Spanish). ISSN: 0188-252X.

Ramon, X. (2016). “Challenging gender inequalities or reinforcing old stereotypes? The coverage of sportswomen in the British, American and Spanish quality press during the London 2012 Olympics from the lens of journalism ethics”. Textual & Visual Media, 9, 73-94. ISSN: 1889-2515.

Mauri, M. & Ramon, X. (2015). “New media accountability systems. Exploration of the Spanish online environment”. El Profesional de la Información, 24(4): 380-389 (in Spanish). ISSN: 1386-6710.

Ramon, X. (2014). “Rumours, responsibility and sports journalism ethics. The coverage of Ye Shiwen in London 2012 Olympics in the British, North American and Spanish quality press”. Periodística, 16, 29-47. ISSN: 1130-183X.

Cortiñas, S. & Ramon, X. (2013). “Strategies for disseminating a scientific journal. An experiment with El profesional de la información”. El Profesional de la Información, 22(5): 405-414 (in Spanish). ISSN: 1386-6710.

Ramon, X. (2013). “Ethics and sports journalism: a proposal of analysis items to evaluate the quality of the sports coverage in the media”. Comunicació, Revista de Recerca i Anàlisi, 30(2): 55-74 (in Catalan). ISSN: 2014-0304.

Ramon, X. (2013). “Rigour in sports information. The coverage of eight Muslim sportswomen in 2012 London Olympics from the perspective of journalism ethics”. Periodística, 15: 29-45 (in Catalan). ISSN: 2014-0304.


Working papers

Ramon, X. (2014). “Olympic values and sports journalism ethics. The international press coverage of the 2012 Olympics”. Project awarded with the IOC Olympic Studies Centre PhD Students Grant 2014.


Books and book chapters

Tulloch, C. & Ramon, X. (2020). Take Five: How Sports Illustrated and L’Équipe redefine the long-form sports journalism genre. In: R. Boyle (Ed.). Changing Sports Journalism Practice in the Age of Digital Media (pp. 160-180). New York: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-367-36252-2

Ramon, X.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L.; Billings, A. C. (2019). “The Present (But Not Future) ESPN Ombudsman: Levying Accountability Through the Inception of the Digital Age”. In: Greg G. Armfield; John McGuire; Adam C. Earnheardt (eds.). ESPN and the Changing Sports Media Landscape. New York: Peter Lang Publishing [In press]. ISBN:978-1-4331-5173-6

Ramon, X. (2017). “Ética y periodismo deportivo: disfunciones deontológicas y recomendaciones para una cobertura responsable”. In: Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (Ed.). Periodismo Deportivo de Manual. Valencia: Tirant Lo Blanch. ISBN: 978-84-16786-57-2. pp. 233-253.

Singla, C.; Da Rocha, I.; Ramon, X. (Eds.) (2016). Shaping the Future of News Media. Barcelona: Integrated Journalism in Europe; Kitbook. ISBN: 978-84-606-9569-1.

Ramon, X. (2015). “Olympic values and sports journalism ethics. Reflections on the international press coverage of the London 2012 Olympics”. In: Georgiadis, K. (Ed.). Olympic Studies. 21st Postgraduate Seminar in Olympic Studies. Athens: International Olympic Academy – International Olympic Committee. pp. 212-225. ISBN: 978-960-9454-34-6.

Ramon, X. & Miragaya, A. (2015). “Olympic Idea nowadays: unravelling major themes and approaches from selected Olympic scholars”. In: Chatziefstathiou, D.; Ramon, X. & Miragaya, A. (Eds.). Olympic Idea Nowadays. Perceptions and Insights. Barcelona: Olympic Studies Centre – Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB). pp. 21-29. ISBN: 978-84-944171-4-6

Besalú, R.; Ciaurriz, F.; Guerrero, F. & Ramon, X. (2010). “Catalan production at television (2008-2009)” (in Catalan). In: J. Corbella & J. Gifreu (Eds.). Audiovisual production in Catalonia 2008-2009. Girona, Spain: Documenta Universitària. pp. 81-117. ISBN: 978-84-9984-093-2.

Ciaurriz, F. & Ramon, X. (2010). “The cinema programming at TV3 and Canal 33. Analysis of the 2005-2008 period at the Catalan television” (in Catalan). In: J. Corbella & J. Gifreu (Eds.). Audiovisual production in Catalonia 2008-2009. Girona, Spain: Documenta Universitària. pp. 203-218. ISBN: 978-84-9984-093-2.


Conference presentations

Rojas-Torrijos, J.L.; Ramon, X. (2019). “Exploring Agenda Diversity in European Public Service Media Sports Desks: A comparative study of underrepresented disciplines, sportswomen and disabled athletes’ coverage on Twitter”. Future of Journalism Conference 2019. Cardiff, United Kingdom. September 12-13, 2019.

Ramon, X., Mauri-Ríos, M., & Rodríguez-Martínez, R. (2019). How accountable are we? Building an open-access platform to evaluate media’s orientation towards transparency, self-regulation and participation. IAMCR 2019 Post-Conference Journalism: critical issues in media ethics. Barcelona, July 11, 2019.

Ramon, X.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (2019). “’The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ under scrutiny: Analyzing how the Public Editor (2005-2018) held ESPN accountable”. IAMCR 2019 Conference. Madrid, Spain. July 7-11, 2019.

Ramon, X.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (2019). “Sports journalism ethics in the contemporary landscape: challenging or reinforcing the ‘toy department’ label?” IAMCR 2019 Conference. Madrid, Spain. July 7-11, 2019.

Ramon, X., Mauri-Ríos, M., Díaz-Campo, J. & Rodríguez-Martínez, R. (2019). A disconnect from media accountability? Spanish journalists’ and citizens’ perceptions of in-house instruments. IAMCR 2019 Conference. Madrid, Spain. July 7-11, 2019.

Ramon, X.; Billings, A.C.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (2019). “The Present (But Not Future) ESPN Public Editor: examining how the ombudsman held the sports worldwide leader accountable”. International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS) 12th Summit. Boise, Idaho. March 28-31, 2019.

Ramon, X. (2019). “‘Where the Games Never End’: Tracing the value and position of The Olympic Channel in the age of digital media”. International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS) 12th Summit. Boise, Idaho. March 28-31, 2019.

Ramon, X. (2019). “Public Service Media, sport, and cultural citizenship: a 10-year examination of BBC ALBA (2008-2018)”. MeCCSA 2019 Conference. Stirling, United Kingdom. January 9-11, 2019.

Ramon, X.; Rodríguez-Martínez, R. (2018). “Media accountability instruments in Latin American elite press: dimensions and specific indicators”. IAMCR 2018 Conference. Eugene, Oregon. June 20-24, 2018.

Ramon, X.; Tulloch, C. (2018). “Standing out in the crowd: Mapping the elite football print magazine landscape in the age of digital plenitude”. IAMCR 2018 Conference. Eugene, Oregon. June 20-24, 2018.

Ramon, X.; Rojas-Torrijos, J.L. (2018). “ESPN Public Editor: Holding the sports worldwide leader to account”. Changing the rules of the game? An interdisciplinary symposium examining the relationship between sport and media. Loughborough, United Kingdom. May 16-17, 2018.

Ramon, X. (2018). “Revisiting the Scottish shared sports culture: an analysis of PurpleTV’s football documentaries for BBC ALBA”. Screen Studies Conference. Glasgow, United Kingdom. June 29 – July 1, 2018.

Ramon, X. (2018). “Olympic Channel: showcasing the Games in the age of digital plenitude”. International Conference Sport, Olympic Games and Media. Instituto de História Contemporânea (IHC); Comité Olímpico de Portugal. Lisbon, Portugal. March 22-23, 2018.

Ramon, X. (2017). “Sports Journalism and Media Accountability: Exploring Ethical Codes, Stylebooks, Ombudsmen and Beyond”. International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS) 10th Summit. Phoenix, Arizona. March 30 – April 2, 2017.

Ramon, X. (2017). “Making Sense of the Larger Framework of the Olympics”. International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS) 10th Summit. Phoenix, Arizona. March 30 – April 2, 2017.

Rojas, J.L.; Ramon, X. (2017). “Accountability en las redes sociales: libros de estilo en continua retroalimentación con la audiencia a través de Twitter”. IV International Conference on Media Ethics. Seville, Spain. March 23-24, 2017.

Ramon, X. (2016). “Media ethics and quality of information in the coverage of the London 2012 Olympics. An examination of the British, American and Spanish press”. IAMCR 2016 Conference. Leicester, United Kingdom. July 27-31, 2016.

Ramon, X.; Tulloch, C. (2016). “The Run-up to Rio. Framing the build up to the 2016 Olympic Games in The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde and El País”. IAMCR 2016 Conference. Leicester, United Kingdom. July 27-31, 2016.

Ramon, X.; Rojas Torrijos, J.L. (2016). “Tracking media accountability systems in sports journalism: stylebooks, ethical guidelines, ombudsmen and beyond”. IAMCR 2016 Pre-conference. Valencia, Spain. July 22, 2016. The contribution was appointed as second best scientific presentation.

Tulloch, C.; Ramon, X. (2015). “Broadening the agenda and displaying new forms of storytelling through long-form sports journalism. An analysis of Sports Illustrated Longform and L’Équipe Explore”. IAMCR 2015 Conference. Montreal, Canada. July 12-16, 2015.

Ramon, X.; Mauri, M. (2015). “Transparency, self-regulation and readers’ participation in the digital environment. An analysis of the innovative media accountability systems within the Spanish landscape”. IAMCR 2015 Conference. Montreal, Canada. July 12-16, 2015.

Mauri, M.; Ramon, X. (2015). “Transparencia informativa, participación del público y autorregulación de los medios de comunicación: nuevos instrumentos de rendición de cuentas en internet”. XXI Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Periodística (SEP). Zaragoza, Spain. June 19-20, 2015.

Ramon, X. (2015). “A watershed moment to challenge gender inequalities or a site to persist in the old stereotypes? The New York Times, The Guardian and El País coverage of sportswomen in London 2012 Olympics from the lens of media ethics”. International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS) 8th Summit. Charlotte, North Carolina. March 6-8, 2015.

Ramon, X. (2015). “Reporting on the larger framework of sporting mega-events. The coverage of the London 2012 Olympics at the American, British and Spanish quality press”. International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS) 8th Summit. Charlotte, North Carolina. March 6-8, 2015.

Ramon, X. (2014). “Promoting equality or persisting in the old stereotypes? The coverage of sportswomen in London 2012 Olympics at The Guardian, The New York Times and El País from the perspective of journalism ethics”. ECREA 2014 Conference. Lisbon, Portugal. November 12-15, 2014.

Mauri, M.; Ramon, X. & Almiron, N. (2014). “How transparent and accountable are Spanish media? An analysis of the leading newspapers, radio stations and television channels”. ECREA 2014 Conference. Lisbon, Portugal. November 12-15, 2014.

Ramon, X. (2014). “Olympic values and sports journalism ethics. Reflections on the international press coverage of the London 2012 Olympics”. 21st Postgraduate Seminar in Olympic Studies. International Olympic Academy, Greece. September 1-29, 2014.

Ramon, X. (2014). “Rumours, responsibility and sports journalism ethics. The coverage of Ye Shiwen in London 2012 Olympics at The Guardian, The New York Times and El País”. XX Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Periodística (SEP). Barcelona, Spain. June 13-14, 2014.

Mauri, M.; Ramon, X. & Alcalá, F. (2014). “Transparency, participation of readers and improvement of the journalistic quality: an analysis of the pioneer experiences of Mural.com, Rue89.com and TexasTribune.org” (in Spanish). AE-IC Conference 2014. Bilbao, Spain. January 21-24, 2014.

Ramon, X. (2013). “London 2012 Olympics and the deontological principle of truth. An analysis of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies in the international quality press”. IAMCR Conference 2013. Dublin, Ireland. June 25-29, 2013.

Ramon, X. (2013). “Renewing journalism education through simulation, media integration and collaboration between universities and companies: the experience of Vilaweb-Cetrencada”. The 3rd World Journalism Education Conference. Mechelen, Belgium. July 3-5, 2013.

Ramon, X. (2013). “Ethics and information completeness in the coverage of the biggest sporting mega-event in Spain. An analysis of Barcelona 1992 Olympics at La Vanguardia”. II Congress of History and Sport. Lisboa, Portugal. May 30-31, 2013.

Ramon, X. (2013). “A showcase for pioneers. The portrayal of eight Muslim sportswomen in London 2012 Olympics from the perspective of journalism ethics”. 10th European Association for the Sociology of Sport Conference (EASS). Cordoba, Spain. May 8-11, 2013.

Ramon, X. (2013). “Researching on journalism ethics: Journalists’ and Citizens’ perceptions of the political news coverage and the role of media accountability”. EuroMedia Research Group Seminar. Journalism within the crisis. Barcelona, Spain. May 3, 2013.

Figueras, M.; Narberhaus, M. & Ramon, X. (2013). “Transparency and Media Accountability” (in Spanish). II International Conference on Media Ethics. Seville, Spain. April 3-5. 2013.

Ramon, X. (2012). “The journalistic coverage and the deontological principle of justice. Review of the literature about the media representations of gender, nationality, race and disability in the Olympic Games” (in Spanish). IV Congreso Internacional Latina de Comunicación Social. La Laguna, Spain. December 4-7, 2012.

Da Rocha, I.; Ramon, X. (2012). “Media integration in the training of future journalists: The case of Cetrencada” (in Spanish). XIII Congreso de Periodismo Digital. Huesca, Spain. March 15-16, 2012.