Sex , Soccer and Samba : Portraits of Brazil in US Sitcoms Louise Elali

  title={Sex , Soccer and Samba : Portraits of Brazil in US Sitcoms Louise Elali},
  author={Louise Elali},
  • Louise Elali
  • Published 2012
In a contemporary world dominated by communication and information, it is hard to deny that, for a nation, the way it is portrayed in the media influences how the international community perceives it. Considering television as the primary source of information and entertainment in a large part of the world, this study examines how Brazil is seen through the lenses of US-produced sitcoms. Episodes featuring an allusion to the country are classified by type of content (image, dialogue, soundtrack… CONTINUE READING

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