Coverage Conspiracy?

Re-posting with additional fellow blogger reports on the protests!

born again brazilian


“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.”
― Joseph Heller, Catch-22

“If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.” ― Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow

It’s curious, the light coverage from the global media outlets that events in Brazil have gotten (at least up until today). Even those newsrooms that wrote about the protests placed it somewhere in the back of the paper, wrote an uninformative article, and focused on the wrong issues.

Many of us here in Brazil have also had strange issues with social media when trying to post information about the protests, including being blocked from posting, being kicked off the social network systems multiple times, or just having internet and cell phone service (two separate providers) shut down for hours.


Paranoid? Maybe. But as Woody Allen said, “Paranoia is knowing all the facts.”

Just in case you aren’t…

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