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Brazil’s WhatsApp election campaign
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
 If voters anywhere deserve to be distrustful of politicians, it is in Brazil. The use of social media has greatly altered the public discourse in an election seen as the most consequential since the first democratic election in 1989. Brazil has become a test case of what happens when citizens take charge of distributing information about candidates, replacing the role of journalists and political parties. read more


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