The institutionalized midia revolts me constantly. It's biased, assuming positions as if it was a political party. At the same time as it defends private interests lobbying to set the subjects that should be discussed by society. I search for alternatives, then, in citizen midia, and GV is one of it's greatest representatives!
Latest posts by Atilio Baroni Filho
The young brazilian blogger Aninha Zortea [Pt], only 10 years of age, was interviewed [Pt] by journalist Luiz Carlos Azenha after commenting on his blog Viomundo [Pt]. She created her blog after her father, Luigi Zortea, died on Air France's flight AF 447 that fell on the Atlantic ocean in...
On February 23, 2011, Brazil's Justice Department published the 'Violence Map 2011 - The Brazilian Youth', a study aimed at following trends in youth (15 to 24 years of age) mortality from violent causes. The conclusions are frightening.
Blogger Fernando Marés de Souza unraveled [Pt] the biased interpretation of some Brazilian newspapers and magazines about the Google Transparency Reports: Government Requests. He confirms the report is not about press censorship, as the news circulating about the subject want to believe.
In Brazil's northern state of Amazonas, there is nothing new about threats to freedom of expression and abuse by those who hold economic and political power. In this post, Global Voices tells the story of two bloggers who have been suffering sustained persecution.
One of 2010's landmark events, the Wikileaks phenomenon, highlighted a more than necessary debate about the state of freedom of speech throughout the world, specially on the internet. Let's make a healthy exercise, then, remembering some of the many censorship cases that happened last year in the brazilian internet.