How Jair Bolsonaro used ‘fake news’ to win power

Jair Bolsonaro

Source: Ed Bracho-Polanco
Affiliation: The Conversation

This article tells the story of how Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil in 2018. His campaign strategy involved the dissemination of fake news on WhatsApp to spread discriminatory messages.

Keywords: Misinformation/Disinformation , Social Media , Tech Industry