SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.24 issue47A estratégia do confronto: a frente de mobilização popularGreves, sindicatos e repressão policial no Rio de Janeiro (1954-1964) author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Revista Brasileira de História

Print version ISSN 0102-0188On-line version ISSN 1806-9347


BIROLI, Flavia. Liberdade de imprensa: margens e definições para a democracia durante o governo de Juscelino Kubitschek (1956-1960). Rev. Bras. Hist. [online]. 2004, vol.24, n.47, pp.213-240. ISSN 0102-0188.

This study analyzes some aspects related to press and politics in Juscelino Kubitschek's government (1956-1960), focusing the debates or the project of a new press law presented by the government to the National Congress in October 1956. Although the project was never voted, it was the theme for debates that were in the papers and in Congress for over two months, creating the possibility to analyze the meanings assumed by the notion of democracy and the role projected to the press in democratic politics at that moment. Those debates have also turned into an interesting material to the study of political practices and thoughts mobilized by Brazilian elites in that period.

Keywords : Kubitschek's government (1956-1960); Democracy; Press.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License