Digital Democracy

Digitalization and the Public Sphere in Brazil

Studies

Fake News Bill in Focus

The debate on digital platform regulation in Congress and society

Abstract:

This reports presents an overview about the public debate on Bill No. 2.630/2020 proposed by the Federal Senate in 2020. The so-called ‘Fake News Bill’ propose...

Opinion | The challenges of the public debate about hate speeches on the networks

Opinion | The challenges of the public debate about hate speeches on the networks

A study by FGV DAPP based on data from Twitter and Facebook shows gaps in the definition and application of concepts such as freedom of speech and censorship

Abstract:

This reports presents an overview about the public debate on Bill No. 2.630/2020 proposed by the Federal Senate in 2020. The so-called ‘Fake News Bill’ propose...

Opinion | Conspiracies, Fake News, and Other Dangers of the ‘Electoral Fraud’ Myth

Opinion | Conspiracies, Fake News, and Other Dangers of the ‘Electoral Fraud’ Myth

Anti-systemic actions through campaigns of disinformation have concrete effects in the democratic processes

Abstract:

This reports presents an overview about the public debate on Bill No. 2.630/2020 proposed by the Federal Senate in 2020. The so-called ‘Fake News Bill’ propose...

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