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· January, 2007

Stories about Brazil from January, 2007

Brazil Again: Blogs Banished from 2007 PanAm Games in Rio

The Brazilian blogosphere is becoming one of the main fronts in the battle against Internet censorship. The reason for that can be the growing audience created by the amount of...

Brazil: Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist

Brazilian Blogs on Chávez, Lula and the Mercosur Summit

Presidents from most South American countries are gathered in Rio de Janeiro for a meeting of the Mercosur trading group, and Hugo Chavez is again the attention drawer. Local bloggers...

Cicarelli Case: Censorship and Boycott Dialectics in the Brazilian Blogosphere

Almost everybody with an Internet connection in Brazil has already seen Daniela Cicarelli's steamy video on the web since it first appeared four months ago and got linked on the...

Brazil: Politicians and Editors

Brazil: Supermodel Sex Scandal = YouTube Blocked = Poor Reporting

Saddam execution video re-ignites death penalty debates worldwide

Over the past four months, we've tried to feature and contextualise videos we felt should be seen and debated by a wider audience. Today's featured human rights video is something...

Lusosphere Debate Over Saddam's Last Scene

Despite the dreadful subject, Saddam's execution has become the very symbol of an year that has definitely changed the media as we knew it. The empowered delivery of citizen content...

Brazil: Portuguese Slave Trade

Brazil: Women at the 8th International Free Software Forum

Brazil: New iCommons Chairman

Brazil: Marta Vieira da Silva, Football Superstar

Brazil: Vigilante Militias Take Over Rio de Janeiro Slums

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