Of the new outlets that have launched in Brazil in recent years, Projeto #Colabora stands out as having formed a network of 260 journalists spread across the four corners of the country.
In a joint session of Congress on the night of Aug. 28, deputies and senators overturned Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's veto of an article of law criminalizing the spread of false news in the context of elections.
If collaboration is natural and widespread among new native digital media, the same is not so simple for newspapers that were born on paper and developed within a culture of competition and rivalry.
Minister Gilmar Mendes of the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF, for its initials in Portuguese) granted an injunction that ensures that U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald cannot be investigated for divulging information or for keeping source confidentiality.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro denied that the recent decree authorizing the summary deportation of 'dangerous' foreigners could be used against journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept. However, the leader said there is a possibility that the journalist could be jailed in Brazil.
Journalism is a collective job, but Brazilian journalists have subverted this rule by launching one-man outlets, developed by the need to publish in-depth stories and analysis of public policies and other subjects that do not find space in traditional outlets.
It is the potential development of this expertise that attracted the venture capitalists, aiming to open new markets and replicate the model in other countries.
The director of a news site in Maricá, in the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, was killed on June 18. Romário da Silva Barros, 31, was inside his car when he was shot three times, according to G1.
The CEO of Plop Contenido believes that Ampli is still in an experimental stage, in which he wants to test the premise that it is possible to produce news content with a humorous footprint.