I’m on a Mexican, radio
I’m on a Mexican, whoa-oh, radio
–Wall of Voodoo
It is already weird enough trying to understand what drives the Portuguese-language edition of Pravda — which is no longer the Party organ your tank battalion-commanding grandmother used to read.
Now, another BRIC+SA media group — «plus South Africa», represented in Brazil by the Naspers partnership with the Editora Abril and its wholly and majority-owned Internet operations — breaks ground in São Paulo.
Media24 is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Africa. Its activities include printing, distribution and the leading book-publishing business, Via Afrika. Media24publishes some 60 leading magazine titles and more than 50 newspaper titles. The group also has print interests in Brazil through its 30% stake in Abril, that country’s leading magazine publisher, and in China through stakes in Beijing Media Corporation and Xin’an Media Corporation.
I am translating rapidly, and probably unnecessarily.
Chinese radio and TV broadcasters have chosen Brazil for their regional offices in Latin America. The first of these will be inaugurated on Tuesday in São Paulo and will commence operations in early 2011, according to the EFE news agency.
The Chinese CCTV, with channels in English, French and Spanish, will post 15 employees to São Paulo in the latest stage of its international expansion.
Are they hiring? Is it all right with the Consulate if I send a CV? (more…)