Carlos d’Andréa

Professor of the Social Communication Department and the Communication Graduate Program of the Federal University of Minas Gerais.

In the 2017/2018 academic year, is working as a visiting scholar in the Media Studies Department at the University van Amsterdam (UVA), The Netherlands (CAPES Foundation postdoc scholarship, Process 88881.119913/2016-01).

PhD in Linguistic Studies (Poslin/UFMG), Master in Information Sciences (ECI/UFMG) and bachelor in Social Communication / Journalism (UFMG).

Former vice-coordinator of the “Cyberculture and Communication” work team of the Association of Brazilian Graduate Programs in Communication Studies (Compós) – 2016/2017

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Topics of interest: Contemporary journalism, online social networks, complexity, digital methods research, collect, processing and visualization of data, Sports and controversies.


Selected articles (see all at

JURNO, Amanda; D’ANDRÉA, Carlos. Do algorithms have cosmopolitics? A discussion based on Facebook’s nudity policy. In: Selected Papers of #AoIR2017: The 18th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Tartu, Estonia / 18-21 October 2017.

D’ANDRÉA, Carlos. #vergonhabrasil: mediatized controversies on Twitter during and after a “shameful” defeat in 2014 World Cup. Intercom – Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Comunicação, v.39, n.3, 2016, p.99-114.

D’ANDRÉA, Carlos; ALZAMORA, Geane. ZILLER, Joana. Hashtags as Intermedia Agency Resources before FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. In: RAMBUKKANA, Nathan (org.). Hashtag Publics. The Power and Politics of Discursive Networks. Nova York, Peter Lang, 2015, p.115-125. (Book on sale at Amazon)

D’ANDRÉA, Carlos; ZILLER, Joana. Violent Scenes in Brazil’s 2013 Protests: The Diversity of Ordinary People’s Narratives. Television & New Media, vol. 17 no. 4, p. 324-334, mai/2016.

D´ANDRÉA, Carlos. CARETA, Isabela. Intermedia Agenda-Setting in the 2012 Elections: Relations between social media and regional web journals in two Brazilian capital cities. E-Compós, Brasília, v.16, n.2, p.1-14, 2013.

D’ANDRÉA, Carlos. Controvérsias midiatizadas no Twitter durante transmissões televisivas ao vivo: a rede “exoesqueleto” na abertura da Copa 2014. Revista Famecos, v.23, n.2, mai-ago. 2016.

D’ANDRÉA, Carlos. Conexões intermidiáticas entre transmissões audiovisuais e redes sociais online: possibilidades e tensionamentos. Comunicação Midiática (Unesp), v.10, n.2, p. 61-75, mai./ago. 2015.

Current research project:
Mapping controversies with social media: political issues before and during the 2018 FIFA World Cup” (2016-2019)