RICH PICKINGS: Brazil's bashful billionaires

Bloomberg has launched a 200-person rich list as a rival to Forbes, with the inclusion of two reclusive female billionaires the most notable difference.

As the global media industry struggles around the world, many commentators have expressed concern that a weak media might allow the influence of the wealthy to grow unchecked and investigated.

But in one area of the media at least, the opposite seems to be true. As the rich get richer and more powerful, the number of rich lists produced around the world are also on the rise.

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