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Sun, Oct 7, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Claims of Electronic Voting Fraud Circulate in Brazil

Ahead of Brazil’s presidential election on October 7 vote, false narratives about electronic voting fraud have spiked and deepened mistrust.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Luiza Bandeira

Brazil Cybersecurity

Mon, Sep 24, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Migration to Gab in Brazil

A significant number of Brazilians joined the social network after Twitter suspended accounts associated with the far-right in the country.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Luiza Bandeira

Brazil Disinformation

Wed, Sep 19, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Fast and False in Brazil

Brazil will elect a new president, new state governors, and a new Congress in two rounds of voting  —  the first on October 7 and the second on October 28.

Article by Luiza Bandeira

Brazil Disinformation

Luiza Bandeira is a Research Assistant for Latin America at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Colombia.

Luiza Bandeira is a Brazilian multimedia journalist with 10 years’ experience. She has worked for the BBC World Service, in London, and with some of the most important news outlets in Brazil, such as Folha de S.Paulo and Nexo. During the 2018 elections, Luiza was the leader of El Poder de Elegir Brasil, a fact-checking project focused on WhatsApp. She is currently a researcher for the DFRLab (Digital Forensics Research Lab), a center of the DC-based think tank Atlantic Council. As a researcher, she investigates disinformation campaigns in Latin America. She has obtained an MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics.