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Courts could equate social media to traditional outlets

Happy Monday! Today, a trial on social media use by public officials could set a precedent for future cases. Brazil’s far-right is looking to win the media narrative in the country’s favelas.

A marquee trial on fake news spreading and social media use

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Demonstrators hang a sign reading “Printed ballots with public counting” during pro-Bolsonaro rally in São Paulo. Photo: Nancy Ayumi Kunihiro/Shutterstock

The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) is set to hold a...

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