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Social media finally overtakes TV news in Brazil

We’re covering the transformation of Brazilians’ news consumption — social media rises, print falls. The launch of WhatsApp Pay. And the Supreme Court hitting back at far-right activists. 

Social media getting more eyeballs for news than TV

Launched today, the Reuters Digital News Report shows that, for the first time, social media has overtaken television in terms of news media consumption. That could be linked to the fact that 84 percent of Brazilians, more than any other nationality, have deep concerns about what is real and what is fake when it comes to the news.

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