História (São Paulo)
On-line version ISSN 1980-4369
OLIVEIRA, Carlos Eduardo França de. Information and politics in the beginning of the São Paulo press: the "Farol Paulistano" (Paulistano Lighthouse) (1827-1831). História [online]. 2010, vol.29, n.2, pp. 295-319. ISSN 1980-4369. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-90742010000200017.
This article aims to analyze the first newspaper printed in the province of São Paulo, The Farol Paulistano (Paulistano Lighthouse (1827-1831), from the discussion on the formal structure of the newspaper and political action that the paper from São Paulo held during the First Empire and beginning of the Regency period, a decisive period for the formation of the Brazilian National State in liberal molds.
Keywords : Press; The Paulistano Lighthouse; São Paulo.