Brazil’s next president declares war on ‘fake news’ media

Journalists work in front of the Brazil's new president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro condominium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – For Brazil’s right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, attacking critical press outlets almost daily on social media is not enough. Once in office, he vows to hit their bottom line. With half a billion dollars in public-sector marketing budgets coming under his discretion, the fiery former Army captain is threatening to slash ad […]

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