Sylvie Fišerová

Sylvie Fišerová is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Media Studies, Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. She received her master’s degree in Media Studies in 2009 at the same department. The thesis focused on the social use of TV evening news in young families. She is currently working on her PhD project that deals with the usage of new media by middle-aged people in the Czech Republic. Her research interests include social use of media, digital divides, media generations, and use of new media by specific age groups – especially middle aged people and elderly people.