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Tue May 26, 2020, 01:15 AM

Top Brazil media end coverage of presidential doorstop

Source: Agence France-Presse



26 MAY 2020



AFP/File / EVARISTO SA
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (pictured May 24, 2020), who regularly rails against the mainstream media, occasionally stops outside the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia to speak to the press, but the informal event has turned tense at times




Two of Brazil's top media groups said Monday they were suspending coverage of President Jair Bolsonaro's informal news conferences outside the presidential palace because of harassment by his supporters and a lack of security.

Media conglomerate Globo and newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo said the presidential security detail was failing to provide adequate protection for journalists covering Bolsonaro.

The far-right president, who regularly rails against the mainstream media, often stops outside the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia in the morning to greet supporters and occasionally speak to the press.

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Bolsonaro has been known to harangue, insult and flash obscene gestures at reporters. His supporters, who are separated from the journalists by a thin security cordon, regularly berate them.


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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue May 26, 2020, 02:24 AM

1. Trump's mini-me. nt

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #1)

Tue May 26, 2020, 07:21 AM

2. Could be the other way round

il douche is his mini me

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Response to rpannier (Reply #2)

Tue May 26, 2020, 08:29 AM

3. Either way, they're cut from the same cloth. nt

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #3)

Tue May 26, 2020, 09:01 AM

4. Yeah. Sack cloth

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Response to rpannier (Reply #4)

Tue May 26, 2020, 05:27 PM

5. Yep, they're lying sacks of shit. nt

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