El Periódico de Cat.



El Periódico de Catalunya is a daily newspaper based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was founded in 1978 to offer a progressive Catalan paper connected to Catalan socialism. Today El Periódico is owned by Grupo Zeta. It is regarded as an easy read as compared to its competitors and it’s quite popular among working-class people. Following the example of USA Today, El Periódico later began to emphasise graphics and the use of color. Today, it prints every page in colour and makes a great use of visuals elements. The paper publishes separate daily editions in Spanish and in Catalan and is the second highest-circulated newspaper in Spain's Catalan speaking regions. Nationally, El Periódico is Spain's fifth-highest circulation general-interest daily.

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African women scientists on the move

This project explores how the mobility of African women scientists feeds back into Africa’s development.

A World Without Chocolate?

A world without chocolate is a silent menace for those who depend on their crop and those obsessed with this fruit. New technologies make their way into this field, but will they grant a sustainable future for consumers?

Connecting Africa

This print and scrollytelling project shows how a new generation of Africans are boosting new strategies to democratise the access to technology, in this way improving the living conditions of the inhabitants of the continent.

Marathon to Gender Equality

Marathon to Gender Equality explains how women in Kenya's Iten, home to many of the best long distance runners in the world, are changing the socioeconomic landscape in their region through athletics.

Breaking the Digital Wall

​The lack of access to technology is an obstacle to development. This story looks at initiatives in India, Uruguay and Egypt that aim to narrow the digital divide, in this way democratising access to the digital world.