Event to present research results and debate internet diversity challenges

The study titled “Converging Dissonant Voices” examines internet use as a tool for spreading the voices and identities of vulnerable or discriminated-against groups in Brazil, especially with regard to freedom of expression on YouTube.
Law
04 October 2019
Event to present research results and debate internet diversity challenges

On October 9, starting at 7 pm, the results of a study titled “Converging Dissonant Voices,” by the FGV´s Sao Paulo Law School’s Center for Education and Research in Innovation (CEPI), will be presented in the school’s auditorium (Rua Rocha, 233, lower level 2, Bela Vista, Sao Paulo). The study examines internet use as a tool for spreading the voices and identities of vulnerable or discriminated-against groups in Brazil, especially with regard to freedom of expression on YouTube.

The opening panel discussion will feature Alexandre Pacheco da Silva, a professor at the FGV´s Sao Paulo Law School and CEPI’s coordinator, as well as researchers Luiza Corrêa (of the University of Sao Paulo Law School) and Ana Luiza Vidotti (of CEPI and Sao Paulo Catholic University), who will present the results of the study.

After that, Dulci Lima (a PhD student at the Federal University of the ABC region of Greater Sao Paulo and a researcher at the SESC-SP Research and Training Center), Rafael Bolacha (who runs the “Chá dos 5” YouTube channel) and Guilherme Melles (the content producer for the Quebrando o Tabu channel) will hold a debate titled “Between symbols and voices: what’s the difference between TV and YouTube?” The moderator will be Professor Thiago Amparo of the FGV´s Sao Paulo Law School.

The event’s other discussion will be about “Voices that resonate: how do minorities use the internet to promote their causes?” The debate will feature Maristela Rosa (who has the “Papo de Preta” YouTube channel), Janaísa Viscardi (of the “Jana Viscardi” YouTube channel) and Samuel Gomes (of the “Guardei no Armário” YouTube channel). The moderator will be Luiza Corrêa.

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