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David Nemer is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Affiliated Faculty in Latin American Studies at the University of Virginia. He is also a Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center and an Affiliated Scholar at Princeton University’s Brazil Lab.

Nemer is the author of Technology of the Oppressed: Inequity and the Digital Mundane in Favelas of Brazil (Forthcoming in 2022, MIT Press) and Favela Digital: The Other Side of Technology (2013, GSA). He has written for The Guardian, El País, The Huffington Post (HuffPost), Salon, The Intercept_, UOL, and CartaCapital.


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Telegram’s Embrace of Contradiction

Will Marks and David Nemer assess Telegram's content moderation.

Apr 6, 2022
Financial Times

Brazil’s battle against Covid quack remedies

David Nemer describes the repercussions of the Bolsonaro administration's efforts to delegitimize mainstream media.

Jan 31, 2022
Financial Times

Bolsonaro crafts new social media strategy ahead of Brazil election

David Nemer discusses Bolsonaro supporters’ migration from WhatsApp to Telegram.

Jan 12, 2022