Freie Universität Berlin
Débora Medeiros is a postdoctoral researcher at the project “Journalism and the Order of Emotions” at the Collaborative Research Center Affective Societies at Freie Universität Berlin. She wrote her doctoral thesis, titled “Engaged Journalism: Contesting Objectivity through Media Practices during the Alternative Coverage of Brazil’s June Journeys”, at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at FU Berlin. Her research focuses on the multiple potentials for change in journalism, from cutting-edge, progressive alternative media to demands for democratization of communication and for more diversity in legacy media newsrooms. She is also a member of the Institute for Social Movement Studies (ipb).