Brazil Weekly

📣 Bolsonaro’s echo chambers

Good morning! This week, how social media platform Gettr is breaking Brazil’s electoral legislation. How inflation will keep the tourism sector down. And the support of Petrobras’ new CEO for the company’s pricing policy.

A social media platform for Bolsonaro

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Montage: André Chiavassa/TBR

Gettr, a right-wing alternative to Twitter, has acted as a propaganda machine in favor of Jair Bolsonaro. The social media platform’s official account in Brazil has almost exclusively relayed posts that are positive about the government or that criticize former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva — his main adversary for the October elections. Many posts are copied and...

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