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Brazilian sports TV journalists attacked by Argentine soccer fans

Journalists from the Brazilian channel SporTV were attacked by fans of the Argentine soccer team River Plate, in Buenos Aires, after the team's 2-0 loss to Belgrano, another Argentine team, reported Terra.

Reporter Victorino Chermont and camerman Diego Barral were in a restaurant in the River stadium when they were beset by dozens of fans after Belgrano scored its second goal, according to Sportv.

Lancenet reported that the journalists were not seriously injured.

Note from the editor: This story was originally published by the Knight Center’s blog Journalism in the Americas, the predecessor of LatAm Journalism Review.

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