Transparency International Says 82 Percent Believe Fake News was Used in Brazil’s Elections

Four out of five Brazilians believe that fake news was spread to influence the election, according to a poll conducted by Transparency International.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  The figures can be found in the Global Barometer on Corruption: Latin America and the Caribbean, released on Monday, September 23th, around the world. In Brazil, the survey was conducted in the first months of President Jair Bolsonaro's government.

A thousand people in Brazil were heard between February and April by the IPSOS Institute. The survey has a margin of error of 2.8 percentage points, plus-or-minus, with 95 percent reliability.

Among the 18 countries taking part in the survey in Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil appears near the top in this . . .

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