School of Social and Political Science

Ricardo Ribeiro Ferreira

Job Title

PhD Student

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Ricardo

City (Address)

Edinburgh

Country (Address)

Scotland

Background

PhD-ing in Politics. Political Communication and Journalism Studies researcher. Brazilian-Portuguese journalist, I worked for the main news media outlets in Brazil as a reporter, editor and international correspondent for 17 years.


 

PhD project

From Media Capture to News Organisations as Political Agents: Understanding the Roles of Journalism in De-Democratisation Processes within Brazil

Supervisor: Dr Kate Wright
Co-supervisors: Dr Benjamin Martill and Dr Jean-François Daoust

 

Peer-reviewed publications

 

Other Publications

 

Reviews

  • (2020). Review of Network propaganda: Manipulation, disinformation, and radicalization in American politics by Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris and Hal Roberts. Mediapolis–Revista de Comunicação, Jornalismo e Espaço Público, (11), 103-105.

 

Conferences

  • Public health and far-right: The Brazilian case of coronavirus infodemic. IAMCR 2021 - Rethinking borders and boundaries: Beyond the global/local dichotomy in communication studies, Nairobi - July 12, 2021.

  • Disinformation in electoral processes. International Seminar Rethinking Brazilian journalism in times of populism and disinformation, Universidade Nova de Lisboa - January 13, 2020.

  • Hijacked democracy: Impacts of disinformation on social media in the 2018 Brazilian presidential election. VIII Oxbridge Conference on Brazilian Studies, University of Cambridge - October 5, 2019.

 

Qualifications

  • MSc in Journalism and Communication - Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal (2017-2019).

  • Visiting researcher - University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2018) - Erasmus.

  • BA in Social Communication / Journalism - Universidade Católica de Santos, Brazil (2002-2005).

 

Teaching:

  • Politics in a Changing World (tutor) - The University of Edinburgh, 2021.

  • Media Socio-economics  (invited lecturer) - University of Coimbra, 2018-2020.

  • Media, Gender and Representation (invited lecturer) - University of Coimbra, 2019-2020.

 

Awards

  • Best Students Award 2018/2019 - University of Coimbra.

  • Merit Diploma 2017/2018 - University of Coimbra.

 

Profiles

Orcid
Researchgate
CiênciaVittae (Portugal)
CnpqLattes (Brazil)
LinkedIn 

 

Research interests

Research interests

Journalism and democracy; Media Capture; Hybrid Systems, Disinformation, Populism; Brazil.