Brazilian government awards British journalist Dom Phillips with insignia of Order of Rio Branco

"In a posthumous tribute, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva awarded Brazilian native Bruno Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips the insignia of the Order of Rio Branco, one of the highest honors of the Brazilian government that recognizes meritorious services and civic virtues that stood out in the country. The ceremony took place this […]

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Brazil: Globo reporter was victim of on-air harassment

"Reporter Bianca Chaboudet was victim of harassment by a man on Monday [Oct. 2], during a live feed for RJ2 on InterTV, a Globo affiliate in Rio de Janeiro. The journalist was startled by a man who tried to kiss her face. She managed to push him away with her left arm to prevent him […]

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Brazil: Press organizations submit report to government on violence against journalists

"The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, by its Portuguese acronym) and other national and international organizations for press freedom defense have prepared a dossier with reports on the serious situation of insecurity for journalistic coverage in Brazil. This situation was aggravated by the coup movements that, on Jan. 8, organized encampments in barracks and […]