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Judicial Harassment Against Journalists: A New Form of Censorship in Brazil?

Source: Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas – By Natalia Mazotte Journalists working for big media companies and their independent blogger colleagues are facing the same problem: the risk of lawsuits for their work. Carlos Santos, an independent journalist

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Posted in Human Rights

In Brazil, Courts Are Way Out of Line Censoring and Punishing Journalists

Source: BrazzilMag Brazilian freelance journalist and blogger Carlos Santos based in Mossoró, a town in Brazil’s northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte, was ordered to pay 6,000 reais (3,600 euros) to charities for posting three allegedly defamatory comments about

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Posted in Corporate Censorship