Pedro Brieger

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Pedro Rubén Brieger (born 5 November 1955, Buenos Aires, Argentina)[1] is an Argentine journalist and sociologist who holds the Chair of Sociology in Middle East in the University of Buenos Aires. He worked in different newspapers like Clarín, El Cronista, La Nación, Página/12, Perfil and Miami Herald; and magazines like Noticias, Tres Puntos, Revista Veintitrés and Le Monde diplomatique.[2]

In August 2006 he reported that Canal Siete, the channel where his program was being broadcast, had received pressure from the Israeli ambassador Rafael Eldad, because of its coverage of the military conflict in Middle East. Although the diplomatic denied these statements,[3] the Union Press Workers of Buenos Aires issued a statement where they expressed solidarity with Brieger, considering "unacceptable the expressions of the Ambassador Eldad".

In August 2009 he received the Martín Fierro Award as the best male journalistic labour on TV, during 2008.[4] In May 2010 he received again the same prize.[5]

Books

  • Whither Nicaragua? (1989)
  • The last days of the USSR - Boris Yeltsin vs. Gorbachev (1991)
  • Middle East and the Gulf War (1991)
  • Holy War or Political Struggle? Interviews and discussion on Islam (1996)
  • War and globalization after September 11" In Global World "Global War? The dilemmas of globalization. (2002)
  • The lost decade to decade of neoliberal myth. In The Economic and financial globalization. Its impact on Latin America. (2002)
  • The assemblies of neighbors, a new experience in politics. In Argentina, issues and roots of a society in crisis" (Paris 2003)
  • What's Al Qaeda? (2006)
  • One hundred questions and answers about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (2010)
  • What's Al Qaeda? (2010)

Awards

Nominations

References

  1. Pedro Brieger y un diagnóstico sobre América Latina(Spanish)
  2. CV periodístico(Spanish)
  3. Periodista denuncia presiones por cobertura de guerra en medio oriente(Spanish)
  4. Los Martín Fierro, la noche más importante de la TV (Spanish)
  5. Un reconocimiento de los Martín Fierro a la TV pública(Spanish)
  6. "Todos los nominados a los Martín Fierro 2014" (in Spanish). La Nación. April 15, 201. Retrieved April 14, 2014. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help); Check date values in: |date= (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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