Dr. Nahuel Ribke

Nahuel  Ribke

Academic Background and Fields of Interests

Nahuel Ribke was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He grew up in Neuquén, Patagonia, in the south of Argentina and following high school graduation, he moved to Israel. He obtained his PhD from Tel Aviv University in 2010. His doctoral thesis examines the emergence and expansion of the Globo Television Network during the military regime in Brazil (1965-1985) through the analysis of historical, political, economic, cultural and technological aspects of television work. His research interests cover political and cultural processes in Latin American mass media, cultural models and intercultural contact, and mass media history.


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Publications in Scientific Journals

  • Ribke, Nahuel (July 2011) Telenovela Writers under the military Regime in Brazil: Beyond the Cooptation and Resistance Dichotomy Media, Culture & Society 33(5): 657-674.
  • Ribke, N. (January 2011). Decoding television censorship during the last Brazilian military regime: The censor as negotiator and censorship as a semi-open interpretative process  Media History 17(1):49-61.
  • Ribke, Nahuel (November 2010) Writing the History of Telenovelas under Brazilian Military Rule (1964-1985): Censure Reports instead of Audiovisual Archives? Critical Studies in Television. 5(2): 146-153.

Articles under review process

  • Celebrity Politics Compared: Political Career Patterns among Media Stars in USA,  Brazil and Israel
  • Bourdon, J. and N. Ribke..A Continuously Renewed Miracle: Israel. Deconstructing The Ratings Machine: Television Audience Measurement Worldwide. J. Bourdon and Cécile Méadel.
  • En busca del eslabón perdido: El modelo de  medios de comunicación "Nacional – Desarrollista" en Brasil (1950 – 1964).