Author: Rafael Gregorio
2018 WPI FellowJournalist/Reporter, Folha de S.Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
Bio: Reporter at Folha de S.Paulo, Brazilian major newspaper.
Posts by Rafael Gregorio:
NGOs curtail service as Trump sharply reduces refugee admissions to U.S.
by Rafael Gregorio | Sep 30, 2018 | Immigration, Immigration Reform, Journalism in the Trump Era, Presidential ElectionThree months ago, William came to the United States after a years-long journey from South Sudan, a country immersed since 2013 in a civil war that has already killed 382,000 people, according to the Council on Foreign Relations. He says he is “a little older...
The more Trump is knocked down, the worse for Republicans in midterms? Think twice
by Rafael Gregorio | Sep 20, 2018 | American Presidency, Journalism in the Trump Era, Midterm Elections, Political Coverage“No matter how serious are the local issues, midterms will be all about Donald Trump,” said Marc Caputo, a political reporter from Politico based in Miami, Fl., in a recent event at University of Miami about the upcoming U.S. elections. Data from the Pew...
Brazil’s strongest political parties may face their hardest decision ever in 2018
by Rafael Gregorio | Sep 11, 2018 | American Presidency, Journalism in the Trump Era, Political Coverage, PoliticsPicture that: in a country hurt by polarization and ruled for decades by a party on the left and another on the right, an authoritarian figure gathers support among a disillusioned population. This may sound familiar for Americans, ruled by Democrats and Republicans...
Huge influx of hungry Venezuelans challenges Brazil’s responsibility
by Rafael Gregorio | Sep 4, 2018 | Immigration, Immigration Reform, Journalism in the Trump Era, Political CoverageAfter decades of mainly exporting immigrants, Brazil is becoming a major receiver. And the country’s response has been hostile, as shown in recent actions by the government and by civilians against arrivers from Venezuela, a country distressed by humanitarian...
Recent blog posts
- Coping with PTSD as a journalist in an unrelenting news cycle
- Abortion debate in the eyes of an abortion clinic escort in Minnesota
- The BBC issue: do social media guidelines clash with freedom of speech?
- The Importance of Local News: Why Local Media Matters for Communities Across America
- Minnesota’s Secretary of State says biggest challenge to American democracy is ‘disinformation’
We asked different groups in Minneapolis what changed in their town after George Floyd's murder?
Not much, was their reply.
In @finnowl's first #WPIFellowship blog post, he wonders if the defamation case against Fox News by Dominion Voting Systems will drag down other media, too. Minnesota academics and journalists weigh in:
Check out my latest @GlobalMinnesota podcast episode w/ @Fawzeyah & @SaqibTanveer of this year's @worldpressinst International Fellows! Hear about the challenges of conducting journalism and speaking truth to power in Nigeria and Pakistan.