Digital Democracy

Digitalization and the Public Sphere in Brazil

The project Digitalization and Democracy in Brazil is a partnership between the Department of Public Policy Analysis of Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV DAPP) and the German Embassy in Brazil. The goal is to develop strategies to fight and understand the new and imminent challenges faced by the Brazilian democracy, which is now represented by an established scenario of digital extremism and its consequences for society.


Politics and Disinformation


Upcoming topics

  • Public Sphere and Hate Speech

  • New Internet Regulation



September 7 Mobilizations

September 7 Mobilizations

Highlights and information flows in the digital environment

Abstract: The goal of this report is to present an overview of the public debate about the antidemocratic mobilizations associated with September 7, the Brazilian Independence Day, which were intensified due to the presidential race in October 2022. Based on data collected on Twitter and Facebook, w…

One Year of War in Ukraine

One Year of War in Ukraine

Actors and ideological articulation in the Brazilian debate on the conflict

Summary: The study analyzes in a multiplatform perspective the evolution of the Brazilian public debate around the War in Ukraine, one year after its beginning. Based on the analysis of publications on Twitter, Facebook, and Telegram, between February and March 2023, the study identified the persist…

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