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How politicians silently cripple local newsrooms in Brazil

Happy Friday! We’re covering today a new way to cripple local news organizations in Brazil. The official 2019 inflation rate. And the newest move by a massive post-Car Wash graft probe. (This newsletter is for premium subscribers only. Become one now!)

How to smother local news

As Brazil’s economy peaked in the late 2000s, so did newsrooms across the country. But as the crisis came, the impact on the journalism business was as brutal as could possibly be imagined. And while newsrooms have shrunk—in a process not restricted to Brazil—journalist Murillo Camarotto noted a curious trend in...

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