Brazil, Fact & Fiction: Mainardi and the Soap Opera Wars (NMM(-TV)SNB(B)CNN(P)BS)

Brazil, Fact & Fiction: Mainardi and the Soap Opera Wars (Dailymotion):

Diogo Mainardi explains the Editora Abril theory of journalism to Globo’s Jô “The Brazilian Letterman” Soares. The search for intelligent life in the universe, Globo- (and Redmond-) style. Scenes from the dueling soap operas “Duas Caras” (Globo) and “Caminhos do Coração” (Record). Orvex performs the commedia dell’arte of dubious diligence on the Venezuelan referendum.

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The Hat Creek footage is sourced to Sérgio Telles. Is Sérgio Telles a Globo photojournalist? Who is Sérgio Telles? Did Globo actually dispatch a cameraman to (lovely) Hat Creek, California? Who shot that footage?

On Globo’s tendency to run other people’s footage with imperfect attribution, see also

A Globo classic on the search for intelliigent life elsewhere in the universe:

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