Shannon Sims

Shannon Sims

Independent multimedia journalist

Reporting across Latin America, Brazil, and the southern US. Covering business, economics, environment, law, politics, social movements, & more. Twitter @shannongsims Email: shannongsims@gmail.com

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Dayse article
fusion.net

How a MasterChef contestant became a feminist hero in Brazil

Dayse Paparoto, a 31-year old chef with crooked glasses and a toothy grin, has suddenly become a symbol of feminist resistance to Brazilian machismo.

Cocktail article
fusion.net

The viral photo that perfectly captures why Brazilians are so angry at their government

Many Brazilians are revolted by the image, which seems to give shape in pixel form to a feeling that many people share: That the country’s politicians are not only uninterested in the concerns of the people, but that they are actively ignoring them.