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Topic “Brazil”

Brazilian police reporter's questions get her kicked out of city hall

Fátima Souza, a Brazilian police reporter for Rede Record, was expelled from an interview with a municipal leader in Franco da Rocha in the state of São Paulo on Saturday, Sept. 24. Read more »


Brazilian website owner sentenced to pay damages to inspector general

Brazilian journalist Marcos Antônio Moreira, owner of Super Site Good, was ordered to pay damages of over $12,000 (BR$ 21,800) to the ex-inspector general of justice for the state of Mato Grosso, Orlando Perri, reported MidiaNews. Read more »


Brazilian journalist injured covering protests in West Bank

Guilherme Russo, Middle East special correspondent for the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo, was injured while covering confrontations between the Israeli army and Palestinian protesters in the refugee camp Qalandiya, located between Ramallah and Jerusalem, on Friday, Sept. 23, the newspaper reported. Read more »


Brazilian journalist attacked by people he was photographing

Brazilian photographer Edu Fortes, 27 years-old, of Grupo RAC, was attacked by two men who were setting fire to the side of the José Roberto Magalhães Teixeira highway, in the interior of the state of São Paulo, reported RAC's website. Fortes made duplicates of the photos when he was attacked. Read more »


Blog post accusing lawyer gets Brazilian journalist $54,000 fine

A court in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sentenced journalist Paulo Henrique Amorim, host of the show Domingo Espetacular on Rede Record, to pay damages amounting to more than $54,000 to the lawyer Nélio Machado, reported the newspaper O Dia. Read more »


Brazilian newspaper launches WikiLeaks-like site for citizens to submit information

The newspaper Folha de São Paulo, the second largest in Brazil in terms of circulation launched on Sunday, Sept. 18, a WikiLeaks copycat site allowing readers to anonymously submit documents, reported Folha de São Paulo. Read more »


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