Great Decisions - Brazil
The administration of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has surprised many with its market-friendly approach. Will Brazil stay on this course or will the more aggressive populism of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and others pull it to the Left? Dr. Antonio Brasil is a nationally-known journalist and Professor of Social Communication at Rio de Janeiro State University.
Dr. Antonio Brasil
Nationally-known Brazilian journalist and Professor of Social Communication at Rio de Janeiro State University
Antonio Brasil is a journalist and full professor in the Faculty of Social Communication at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). He is currently a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies of the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies at Rutgers, the University of the State of New Jersey where he teaches Global News and is conducting a postdoctoral research in New Media as a Research Fellow of the Journalism Resources Institute.
He started as a journalist for TV Globo in 1973, the leading Brazilian television network, and was assigned as foreign news correspondent based in London in 1976 covering important international news events in many countries.
American Civil Liberties Union
UWM - Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Foreign Policy Association
Wisconsin Public Radio