|Born||October 24, 1949 71) (age|
Rio De Janeiro
|Known for||O Globo|
Merval Pereira is a Brazilian journalist, political columnist and commentator for O Globo, CBN News and Globo News cable television.
Pereira joined O Globo in 1968 as a cub reporter, and has served as its editor-in-chief. From 1983 to 1985, Pereira worked for Veja, a Brazilian newsweekly.
He has served as Media Leader at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he has been a mediator for round tables on Brazil and Latin America. In 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Brazilian Studies at the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University.In November 2008, Pereira gave a talk at the ILAS on “Brazilian Perspectives on the U.S. Elections: What Is at Stake?”
He became a member of the Brazilian Academy of Philosophy in 2010 and was elected a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters in June 2011.
Olavo Brás Martins dos Guimarães Bilac, often known as Olavo Bilac, was a Brazilian Parnassian poet, journalist and translator. Alongside Alberto de Oliveira and Raimundo Correia, he was a member of the "Parnassian Triad". He was elected the "Prince of Brazilian Poets" in 1907 by the magazine Fon-Fon. He wrote the lyrics of the Brazilian Flag Anthem.
Maria da Graça Xuxa Meneghel is a Brazilian television host, film actress, singer, model, and businesswoman. Her various shows have been broadcast in Portuguese, English, and Spanish worldwide. She is a two-time winner of the Latin Grammy Award for Best Children's Album, and is also known for her epithet, the "Queen of Children".
Veja is a Brazilian weekly news magazine published in São Paulo and distributed throughout the country by media conglomerate Grupo Abril. It is the leading weekly publication in the country and one of the most influential outlets of the Brazilian printed media. Veja publishes articles on politics, economics, culture, world events, entertainment, and war. It also regularly includes editorial pieces related to themes like technology, ecology, and religious debate. It has recurring sections on cinema, television, practical literature, music, and guides on diverse subjects. It has been described as politically aligned with right-wing movements, though it does not describe itself as such.
Carlos Marighella was a Brazilian politician, writer and guerrilla fighter of Marxist–Leninist orientation, accused of engaging in "terrorist acts" against the Brazilian Military Dictatorship.
Lygia Fagundes da Silva Telles is a Brazilian novelist and writer. Educated as a lawyer, she began publishing soon after she completed high school and simultaneously worked as a solicitor and writer throughout most of her career. She is a recipient of the Camões Prize, the highest literary award of the Portuguese language and her works have received honors and awards from Brazil, Chile and France. She was elected as the third woman in the Brazilian Academy of Letters in 1985 and holds Chair 16.
Nelson Pereira dos Santos was a Brazilian film director. He directed films such as Vidas Secas, based on the book with the same name by Brazilian writer Graciliano Ramos.
The Mensalão scandal was a vote-buying scandal that threatened to bring down the government of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2005. Mensalão is a neologism, a variant of the word for "big monthly payment".
Silvio José Pereira is a sociologist and co-founder of the Brazilian Workers Party. Born in Osasco, São Paulo, he was a key figure in the mensalão scandal and resigned from his post of secretary general of the party on June 4, 2005.
The Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics does market research to provide information regarding Brazilian and Latin American markets. IBOPE provides data on media, public opinion, voting intention, consumption, behavior, marketing, branding and other issues as required by clients.
Joaquim Benedito Barbosa Gomes is a former Justice of the Supreme Federal Court in Brazil. He served as the president of the court between 2012 and 2014.
José Reinaldo Azevedo e Silva is a Brazilian political journalist. Currently, Reinaldo is a columnist in Folha de S.Paulo newspaper and acts as a commentator on RedeTV! News, of RedeTV! channel, in addition to presenting the program "Pela Ordem" on the platforms of the station. Azevedo's blog was listed in 2014 as one of the top ten political blogs in Brazil. He has conservative political views and has criticised the political actions of the Workers' Party (Brazil) and its leader, the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Since 2019 he has also made pointed criticisms of the new right-wing government in power, in particular Sérgio Moro's alleged misconduct.
Censorship in Brazil, both cultural and political, occurred throughout the whole period following the colonization of the country. Even though most state censorship ended just before the period of redemocratization that started in 1985, Brazil still experiences a certain amount of non-official censorship today. The current legislation restricts freedom of expression concerning racism and the Constitution prohibits the anonymity of journalists.
Partido da Imprensa Golpista is a term used by left-wing Brazilian websurfers since 2007 to characterize an alleged attitude of the Brazilian mass media towards President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva during the 2006 presidential election. The term was popularized by journalist Paulo Henrique Amorim in his blog. Whenever he uses the term, Amorim writes it with an "i" in lowercase as a pun with the name of the web portal "iG". where he was a journalist before he was dismissed on March 18, 2008, which he describes as a process of "ideological cleansing".
Danilo Gentili Jr. is a Brazilian comedian, television host, writer, cartoonist, and businessman.
Olavo Luiz Pimentel de Carvalho is a Brazilian polemicist, self-promoted philosopher, political pundit, former astrologer, journalist and far-right conspiracy theorist living since 2005 in Richmond, Virginia.
Anitta is the debut studio album by Brazilian recording artist Anitta, released on July 3, 2013 by Warner Music. It was preceded by the single "Show das Poderosas," which was the biggest hit song in Brazil in 2013. The album sold over 40,000 copies in the first 10 days after its release. The self-titled album had four singles and earned Anitta a Prêmio Extra, two wins at the Brazilian Music Multishow Award in 2013 and a Latin Grammy Award nomination. To promote the album, she performed on the Rede Globo programs Esquenta!, Caldeirão do Huck, Encontro com Fátima Bernardes, Altas Horas, and Mais Você.
El Pequeño Mundo is the nineteenth studio album and the fourth in Spanish language album by Brazilian singer and TV host Xuxa Meneghel. It was released in October 1994 in Argentina by Polygram.
Xuxa 5 is the seventh studio album and the sixth in Portuguese by Brazilian pop singer, TV host and actress Xuxa Meneghel. It was released on August 1, 1990 by Som Livre. It was the fifth album in the series Xou de Xuxa. The best-known songs from this album are "Pinel Por Você", "Trem Fantasma" and mainly "Lua de Cristal". The album sold more than 1 million copies, receiving diamond certification by Associação Brasileira de Produtores de Discos (ABPD).
Lulism is a political ideology describing the 2006 consolidation of segments of Brazilian society previously hostile to social movements and the Workers' Party behind political forces led by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The controlled reformism and limited structural change focused on the poorest sections of society. The lower classes, who had distanced themselves from Lula, accepted his candidacy after his first term as President as the middle class turned from him. The rhetoric and praxis which united the maintenance of stability and state distributism are the origins of Lulism. Although distinct, it shares characteristics of Chavism and Kirchnerism.