The Media Doesn’t Care What Happens Here
by Matthew Shaer, The New York Times Magazine, February 18, 2015
We were standing in a square in downtown Rio, in front of the stately City Hall, a thousand or so protesters milling around us, balaclava-clad anarchists alongside college students in faded denim and neon tank tops. “They won’t last once the tear gas starts,” Granja predicted of the students. He had brought along a flak jacket, a gas mask and a bicycle helmet.