AQ Podcast: Fake News, Brazil and Jair Bolsonaro

By AQ Online

Why misinformation poses a major risk to Brazil’s 2022 presidential election, from a prominent fact-checker.

Fake news is a problem everywhere. But many believe Brazil will be the epicenter in 2022, as President Jair Bolsonaro, facing a difficult reelection bid, is determined to protect his supporters’ “freedom of speech.” This week, Brazilian fact-checker Cristina Tardáguila breaks down how Brazil became a fake news hotbed - and looks for reasons for optimism. Americas Quarterly · Fake News, Brazil and Jair Bolsonaro Subscribe to the Americas Quarterly Podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google and Soundcloud Tune in on Nov. 3 to a high-level conversation on...

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