Brazil Podcast 8: World Cup wrap-up, police excesses and Santandergate

This is the eighth Brazil Podcast, an effort of independent journalists and producers in Brazil.

Our producer and is Sam Cowie, a freelance journalist in Rio.

Our guests are Ben Tavener, freelance multimedia journalist in São Paulo, chief Brazil correspondent for Anadolu news agency, and also contributor for the BBC, Al Jazeera, Mashable and others.

Leo Macario, a film scholar, who holds an MA in Communication and Culture and a PhD in Comparative Literature. His main areas of research include Brazilian Cinema, Carnival music in films and Film and Literature. Léo is Brazil podcast regular, based in Rio de Janeiro.

I am host Maurício Savarese.

We hope to be on iTunes pretty soon. If you are an independent journalist in Brazil and wish to participate in the following editions, please, write to

About Mauricio Savarese

I am a Brazilian journalist who got tired of reporting only in Portuguese. Politics and football, these are my turfs. Twitter: @msavarese. Email:

Posted on 31/07/2014, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Peter F Bradshaw

    Excelent show. Esp. enjoyed the items on state and federal politics.

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