Bolsonaro Insults Reporter and Accuses Media Giant “O Globo”

Brazil's president questioned yesterday the professional training of a Brazilian journalist and insinuated media giant "O Globo" is trying to overthrow him.

By Arkady Petrov

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Speaking in defense of his son Flavio Bolsonaro this Thursday in Dallas, Texas, President Jair Bolsonaro attacked the press and suggested that a reporter should return to a "good college" and practice "proper journalism".

The reporter had quesioned the president on the profile of Brazilian universities which he had referred to as done by leading experts in academic research in Brazil.

At first, Bolsonaro dismissed criticism from academics, who have complained about the impact of cuts in education budgets on universities. The budget block was the subject of protests thoughout Brazil on Wednesday . . .

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