What with threats, physical attacks during demonstrations, and murders, Brazil is one of Latin America’s most violent and dangerous countries for journalists. Protecting reporters is made much harder by the lack of a national mechanism for their protection and by a climate of impunity fueled by the ubiquitous corruption. Media ownership continues to be very concentrated, especially in the hands of big industrial families that are often close to the political class.
99 in 2015
31.93 in 2015