Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 1992
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This description of Felipe José Porciuncula Lins's work was prepared when Felipe José Porciuncula Lins was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1992.
Introduction
Felipe Jose Porciuncula Lins, a twenty-five year old journalist is starting a news agency designed to gather and disseminate news to the mass media about Brazil's social movements, community groups, and citizen organizations. The agency, based in the northeastern city of Recife, plans to deliver news and information to the public about grassroots initiatives that the media have, for the most part, not covered.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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