Author: Leda Balbino
2012 WPI FellowForeign Desk Editor, iG newsportal
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Posts by Leda Balbino:
by Leda Balbino | Oct 12, 2012 | UncategorizedThe things I have lost during this fellowship were constantly in my mind in the days heading to the end. I lost a piece of my universal plug. A cosmetic cream. A bath sponge. I lost and found my medicines, contact lenses and comb. I almost lost my iPhone. And now I am...
by Leda Balbino | Oct 3, 2012 | UncategorizedOne of the goals of the WPI Fellowship is to make America understandable for the ten foreign journalists who each year travel throughout the country to get in touch with the different aspects of its society, its politics, its media, its people, its partisan...
by Leda Balbino | Sep 28, 2012 | UncategorizedThe immigration in United States has always attracted my attention, particularly by the fact it has been since 1965 mostly a product of the Latin-American region, where a come from. And one of the aspects I consider more interesting is the demographic changings it is...
by Leda Balbino | Sep 20, 2012 | UncategorizedBrazil is all about football – or soccer, as you call it in United States (I don’t know why). Many, many Brazilians go crazy with those 20 men running for 90 minutes after a ball with the only purpose to kick it inside a goal, while other two men in opposite sides of...
Recent blog posts
Commissioner @ThommyPetersen joins @MNFarmersUnion Pres. Gary Wertish and @StarTribune @adambelz on a panel talking ag to a group of journalists from around the world. They are visiting MN & @mnstatefair for the @worldpressinst Great to share #MNag with visitors across the globe
We are happy to announce the selection of the 2019 World Press Institute (WPI) fellows! Read more about the 2019 WPI Fellows and view their photos here: https://t.co/PEepuQI8Lu
Happy Holidays from WPI! If you are a foreign journalist looking to immerse yourself in the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the US, we are now accepting applications for our 2019 fellowship program: https://t.co/UuT18UAzyw.