Brazil’s presidential candidates are preventing a digital battle forward of the election. Plus, Nicaragua’s hostile media area.
In Brazil’s upcoming election, President Jair Bolsonaro is just not taking place and not using a combat. They’ve raised the opportunity of electoral fraud, used previous tips from their media playbooks to unfold misinformation, and whereas the general public is extra attuned to those threats now than in 2018, there may be nonetheless a lot at stake.
Natalia Leal — CEO, Agencia Lupas
Luciana Coelho — Deputy Managing Editor, Folha de So Paulo
Juliana Dal Piva – Columnist, UOL
Natalia Viana – Host, The Secret Lifetime of Jair Podcast
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Nicaragua’s scattered journalists
As soon as led by socialist revolutionary President Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua has turn out to be a dwelling hell for journalists; Arbitrary arrests, harassment and dying threats have turn out to be a day-to-day norm. Producer Tariq Nafi sees Nicaragua’s dangerous media local weather and journalists proceed to indicate resistance.
Freelance Journalist, Nicaragua
Carlos Fernando Chamorro – Journalist and Founder, Confidential
Bianca Jagger – Human Rights Advocate