RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) considers that a "very negative picture" persists for press freedom in Brazil not least because President Jair Bolsonaro encourages "permanent aggressiveness" against journalistic activity.
This is contained in a report on Brazil presented at the IAPA's semi-annual assembly, which opened virtually on Tuesday and will continue until Friday to analyze the main challenges for the practice of journalism in the continent.
"The intolerance and authoritarianism that characterize the government of Jair Bolsonaro continue as fundamental reasons for a very negative picture of press freedom," begins the report on . . .