«Class of 2009

Pedro Doria

technology columnist and writer, O Estado de São Paulo (Knight Latin American Fellow)

Doria was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and attended Federal University in Rio de Janeiro. He began his career in journalism while still in college, working as a columnist for Macworld Brazil in 1995, the executive-editor of the Internet portal at Globo TV in 1996, and a writer for O Dia newspaper in 1998. From 2000-2002, he was the senior editor and columnist for Foreign Affairs for No.com.br, an online magazine. During this time, he also worked as the first paid journalist blogger for NoMinimo.com.br, a Slate-like online magazine (from 2002-2005) and as a columnist for the Sunday Magazine of Folha de S. Paulo newspaper (from 2004-2005). Since 2005, he has been a technology columnist and writer of foreign and religious affairs for O Estado de S. Paulo and, beginning in 2007, the writer of foreign and religious affairs for the Sunday Supplement of that paper. Since 2007, he has been an independent weblogger. In 2005, he won the Deutsche Welle’s Best of Blogs award for the best weblog in Portuguese and the Caixa Award on Social Reporting for his three-part series about a city near the Amazon Forest. Doria is the author of four books, including the first published book in Brazil about the Internet (1995).

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