Thiana Biondo · May, 2009

Having graduated from the Federal University of Bahia in Communication-Journalism, I finished my MA in International Relations at the University of Sussex, England, in 2012. I'm interested in the subjects of ‘development’, post-colonialism and identity. I love narratives in all different formats​ and I'm addicted to storytelling.

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Latest posts by Thiana Biondo from May, 2009

Brazil: Petroleum, elections and poverty matters

  24 May 2009

Discussions of an investigation into the nation's biggest state-owned company and its possible political motivation fill the Brazilian blogosphere. This debate takes place in a Brazilian society which sees 'black gold' as a solution to the country's economic and energy problems.

Brazil: The Character Assassination of a Presidential Candidate

  7 May 2009

It seems that Brazilian mainstream media have set aside good journalistic standards when it comes to news stories about President Lula's preferred presidential candidate, Dilma Roussef. This has not been missed by Brazilian bloggers, who have dissected a series of false media reports, including the unabashed publication of a fake police file that has been circulating on the internet for more than a year.

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