We’re covering a curious project to improve the image of the Brazilian Army. Are improved economic forecasts warranted? And the new tug of war between the president and Congress.
Call of Duty: Tropic Ops
The Brazilian Army’s Joint Chief Staff has launched Mission Olive Green, which plans to develop a first-person shooter video game — similar to Call of Duty — to “create positive impressions of the Army, especially among the 16-to-24-year-old demographic.”
- The Army’s communications team realized its social media channels only reach strong supporters — giving it rare exposure to other audiences.
Why it matters. The gaming project is...