Knight Center: Brazil prepares fight against fake news ahead of national elections

Knight Center: Brazil prepares fight against fake news ahead of national elections. “The fight against fake news will likely be a priority for several Brazilian governmental entities as the country faces national elections in the coming year. The National Congress, the Superior Electoral Court, Army and Federal Police have already stressed the importance of reducing fake news commonly disseminated on social networks in order to prevent negative influence on the contests for the president, governors, congressmen and senators.”