EBC

Censorship, harassment, and misinformation characterise Brazil’s 2022 election

Censorship and harassment at EBC, and spreading misinformation are key concerns in the lead up to October's presidential election.

Insight: Why Brazil’s public media must remain public

As Brazil's government looks to sell off the EBC, two staffers write about the fight to keep public media in public hands.

EBC

Brazil: Plans to privatise EBC escalate

The National Bank has invited companies to prepare plans for the privatisation of the public media organisation.

EBC

Brazil: Dossier reveals trend of censorship at EBC

A new dossier on censorship at public broadcaster EBC relays the stark outcomes of the dismantling of public media in Brazil.

EBC

Brazil: Public media privatisation accelerates as censorship grows

Reports of heightened censorship and persecution persist at EBC, even as the Brazilian broadcaster faces an “accelerated” privatisation.

PMA

PSM regulation: How public media can keep themselves in check

Internal regulatory mechanisms can be found within public media in Germany, the United States, Brazil and Australia. But how do they work — and just how effective are they?

EBC Brazil

Brazil: Privatisation of public media looms

Privatisation looms for Brazilian broadcaster EBC, which has been transformed into a state mouthpiece in recent years. How did it come to this?

EBC Brazil

‘Citizens’ ombudsman’ pushes back against the ruin of Brazilian public media

PMA welcomes the creation of Ouvidoria Cidadã as a positive step towards more accountable and independent public media in Brazil.  

EBC Brazil

The dismantling of Brazil’s public media

In recent years, public media in Brazil has experienced a slow and tragic death and now faces complete dismantling.

EBC: One year later

In September 2016 Brazil's new government began to threaten EBC with a series of changes. One year later, journalists are still denouncing the dismantling of public broadcasting in the country.