Jo van der Spek on Sun, 10 Feb 2002 16:52:02 +0100 (CET)

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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> are there anymore porto alegre reports?

there are some articles by Bello, Suzan George etc on
and I did read some Folkloric reports in Dutch NRC Handelsblad

TNI and Xminus Y solidarituy fund are organising a public meeting on the
results of Porto Alegre, with some of the attendants

domiziana giordano wrote:

> Hi Geert,
> during the meeting in Porto Alegre, I've being trying to find English
> speaking papers covering the news.
> I could not find any.
> Not the IHT, not NYTimes, not LATimes, not the British papers. CNN
> have been showing the folkloristic side of it.
> Finally i was told Financial Times it has being the only English
> speaking newspaper regularly covering the Forum.  And it is amazing
> considering Le Monde, Liberation, the Italian papers, and I guess
> most of the Europeans press, had the news in the front page almost
> every day.
> (I read those papers on line)
> Here actually the only trace I could find in the Independent (UK)
> about Porto Alegre, but the topic of the article is about something
> else and Porto Alegre is only mentioned.
> I know ( i guess) nettimers are aware the press did not cover the
> Forum, and, frankly,  I would like to know which newspapers they read
> and in which way nettimers keep themselves up to date with news that
> English speaking press volontary try to hide.
> dg
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