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Anglo-Venezuelan Blogosphere Conspiracy

Este post también está disponible en español.

Peace Journalism brought to us this week a post about the political polarization on the Internet and citizen-information Venezuelan blogs. Relentlessly optimistic the young journalist says:

thanks to the majority being prone toward dialogue, bigger and better spaces for tolerance, inclusion, or at least acknowledging (…) of the other are being built.

Just two days ago, the counter-information machine that is Enigmas Express criticized English language blogs on Venezuelan politics, regarding them as subliminal warfare. The mythic Khandika was responding to a post regarding VCrisis, Venezuela News and Views, The Devil´s Excrement, Caracas’ Chronicles and PBMcomments as the Venezuelan political blogosphere vanguard.

Today, a popular Venezuelan newspaper, Últimas Noticias published a full page ad in which those very same blogs are accused of being part of an Anglo-Venezuelan conspiracy against Chávez´government.

The reactions from the bloggers involved:

Anglo-Venezuelan Connection Unite!

Open Threat

NAOR Never

The Mysterious David Duquenal

5 comments

  • Juan Carlos Diego

    The information in the Enigmas Express is not by any means new. It’s been known for quite some time. It is interesting, however, the responses of the mentioned bloggers. Some write as though they didn’t know!!! This is comical!!!

  • Iria

    Your comment is hard to understand. What information are you talking about? Enigma Express posted his opinion on whether the abovementioned blogs are outstanding political blogs or not. He thinks they are not. Other people disagree. That is all.

    The bloggers mentioned are not responding to Enigma Express´ post, but to a paid ad in a Venezuelan newspaper in which they are portrayed as part of a conspiracy. Is that what is not news for you? It was published today, but you may know it beforehand.

    Anyway, I fail to see this whole history as comical.

  • Chavismo continues its pathetic and desperate attempts to make those petrodollars work. If they weren’t so murderous and destructive they’d be hilarious in their incompetence.

  • Iria what you obviously fail to grasp is the comical factor of trusted-by-chavismo-only pollster and their flagellation tactics. Pls note that not one single claim made by me in that respect has been countered with evidence, instead they try to shoot the messenger. Pathetic and comical indeed!!

  • The case is also menctioned in Pajamasmedia:
    http://pajamasmedia.com/2006/03/an_army_of_danieles.php

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