TV Giant Critical of Bolsonaro Leads Ratings; Channels Supporting Him Play Catch-up

The two stations Record TV and SBT fighting for IBOPE viewership are seen by the press and political circles as the president's allies. They produce journalism in tune with the government. Meanwhile, Globo and GloboNews echo criticism of Bolsonaro's controversial and verbose style.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday night, September 6th, Jair Bolsonaro welcomed the owner of RecordTV, Bishop Edir Macedo, and the owner of SBT, Silvio Santos, to the Palácio da Alvorada.

The media businessmen then attended the military parade on 7th of September along the Esplanada dos Ministérios, flanking the president in the official . . .

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