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Débora Medeiros

Lingua co-editor for Global Voices in Portuguese. Brazilian journalist, currently studying Media and Political Communication at the Free University of Berlin. I'm passionate about educational broadcasting. Currently doing research on citizen media and environmental reporting. On Twitter, I'm @debmedeiros. I also write and translate for Global Voices in Portuguese and Global Voices in German.

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Latest posts by Débora Medeiros

1 October 2013

‘Mainstream Media Isn't Enough': The Rise of Brazilian Media Collective Nigeria

Pedro Rocha of media collective Coletivo Nigéria tells about the experience producing the documentary "Vandalism" about Brazil's Vinegar Revolt protests earlier this year.

7 May 2013

Turf War Brewing in Brazil Over Corruption Investigations

On the heels of a landmark corruption case in Brazil that saw former members of ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's government convicted of participating in a vote-buying scheme, a...

1 March 2013

Brazilian Family Loses Home to the World Cup

In this article by Agência Pública, we meet another Brazilian affected by preparations for the 2014 World Cup. This time, it's Elisângela, whose Rio de Janeiro home was demolished without...

7 December 2012

Brazil Bids Farewell to Niemeyer, Revolutionary of Modern Architecture

Remembered primarily as the architect who designed Brazil's capital city, Brasília, and for having remained faithful to his communist ideals throughout his entire adult life, Oscar Niemeyer passed away on...

18 April 2012

Brazil: Aquarium Project Sparks Transparency Debate

In Fortaleza, the fifth largest city in Brazil, the recent start of construction on an aquarium has prompted discussions over public resources, state government priorities and the city's future, as...

13 September 2008

Brazil: Justice aims at Twitter and hits innocent bloggers

If the Brazilian Electoral Justice is not quite sure about what the Internet is, their latest blunder proves that Twitter is completely alien to them. When trying to take down...

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