Ricardo Ribeiro Ferreira
- Ricardo Ribeiro Ferreira
- Politics and International Relations School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh UK
- Research Interests
- State-media relations, Populism, Media and democracy, Social media and politics, Disinformation, Journalism, Brazil
Researcher and journalist. Primarily dedicated to research since 2017, with a focus on political communication. I worked for the main Brazilian media outlets for over 17 years, as a reporter, editor and international correspondent. Born and raised in Brazil of Portuguese origins, I also lived in Portugal, Slovenia and Belgium.
MSc in Journalism and Communication
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal (2017-2019)
BA in Social Communication - Journalism
Universidade Católica de Santos, Brazil (2002-2005)
Ferreira, R. R. (2019). Disinformation in electoral processes: a 2018 Brazilian election case study (masters dissertation). University of Coimbra, Portugal.
Ferreira, R. R. (2018). Network of lies: the spread of fake news in the Brazilian presidential pre-campaign. Observatorio (OBS*), 12(5), 139-162.
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