Uma história da comunicação (e do jornalismo): pressupostos teóricos e metodológicos

Marialva Carlos Barbosa
2019 Palabra Clave  
This article reflects on historiographic research into communication from an epistemological standpoint and notes the importance of changing perspective when dealing with documents produced by the media. Therefore, the context -i.e., the historicity of communication processes-becomes a text to be analyzed. To this end, a critical inventory of research that relates communication with history in Brazil is compiled to show the transformations it has undergone in the last decades. Some theoretical
more » ... . Some theoretical and methodological assumptions are introduced for research that brings the historical matter into focus. To close, a methodological path is proposed to produce research that takes as postulates the documentary specificity to be discussed and the reading to be done of communication documents for historical synthesis and interpretation purposes. The paper is based on the core idea that methodological postulates should follow three levels of analysis (historiographic propositions, historical propositions, and methodological practices) and briefly presents methodological contexts that may be adopted by studies that suggest the communication-history relationship.
doi:10.5294/pacla.2019.22.4.2 fatcat:fbk3ljn4ujanjodesreocgexuy