In-side-out : photojournalists from community and mainstream media organisations in Brazil's favelas
Baroni, Alice (Maria) (2013) In-side-out : photojournalists from community and mainstream media organisations in Brazil's favelas. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
New media initiatives in Brazil's capital, Rio de Janeiro, are attempting to change mainstream ideas about favelas (poor districts) and their inhabitants. This thesis focuses on two of these initiatives that are being run by non-government organisations, Viva Favela and Imagens do Povo.
This study takes an ethnographic and discursive approach to investigating and comparing two categories of professional photographers to determine how their working practices contribute to empowering the people living in Brazil's favelas. While mainstream photojournalists mainly cover human rights abuses in the favelas, community photographers challenge stereotypes by presenting images of the favelas' everyday life.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Romano, Angela & Burgess, Jean|
|Keywords:||Brazil , Community media , Documentary photography, Favela, Habitus , Identity, Mainstream media , Photojournalism, Power-knowledge , Practice|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||22 Nov 2013 02:29|
|Last Modified:||07 Sep 2015 21:55|
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