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IAMCR Report: A Brazilian Community Appropriates "Favela Tours" and Maps Their Community

July 16, 2011
Santa Marta's Favela Tours Offer Community Meals and Soccer Games with Residents

At the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers meeting in Istanbul this week, Joao Luis de Araujo Maia presented a report on a favela enterprise. Araujo Maia has worked in the favela of Santa Marta for ten years. Santa Marta decided to appropriate the tourist tradition.