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  • 62% of Young Brazilians Say They Would Move to Another Country If they Could

    In the blink of an eye, the entire population of the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Paraná would disappear from Brazil. A Datafolha survey shows that some 70 million Brazilians aged 16 or older would leave Brazil if they could.

    Published on 06/18/2018 - 11h56

  • Plea Bargains in the Closet

    A Folha reader of more than twenty years, César G. Fricks, wrote to the Ombudsman with an incisive criticism: "Some investigative reports result in accusations that are afterwards denied by those involved in such a way the readers seem to be convinced by them. However, there is [never] a rejoinder from the journalist or an admission of error." The reader's concern is pertinent.

    Published on 06/18/2018 - 11h24

  • Disapproval Increases and Makes Temer Most Unpopular President in Brazilian History

    The crisis created by the recent truck drivers' strike and the slow recovery of Brazil's economy have made the unpopularity of President Michel Temer increase. A Datafolha survey shows that 82% of Brazilians consider his administration bad or very bad.

    Published on 06/11/2018 - 10h49

  • Bombarded by Information

    Four days until the opening, there is still no World Cup climate in Brazil. Not even at Folha. But readers can prepare themselves for widespread coverage of the subject in the press and media priority in general in the next few weeks. It will be impossible to get away from the sports coverage no matter how hard one tries.

    Published on 06/11/2018 - 10h37

  • Not Such an Admirable New World

    The truckers' strike stopped the country, affected Brazilians' routines and interfered in the relationship between Folha and its readers.

    Published on 06/04/2018 - 11h01

  • The Press got Run Over

    The week came to a close with more than 500 highway blockages throughout the country. Gas stations closed, busses stopped circulating, planes stopped flying, hospitals interrupted ambulance services and police cars were rationed. Distribution of newspapers and magazines was affected.

    Published on 05/28/2018 - 12h48

  • Manifestation or Manipulation?

    The announcement that Folha, UOL and SBT plan to interview and debate former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as the PT Party's pre-presidential candidate provoked a record number of complaints to the Ombudsman.

    Published on 05/21/2018 - 12h55

  • Sexual Harassment in the Crosshairs

    The most prestigious international prize in journalism, the Pulitzer, was shared by the The New York Times newspaper and the New Yorker magazine for a series of reports on accusations of sexual harassment and rape against important names in cinema and media.

    Published on 05/14/2018 - 13h07

  • An Exact Reading of the Text

    More than a week after the implantation of a graphical remodeling, Folha is showing its readers that the changes aren't merely cosmetic. The new look to the "same Folha" as the newspaper itself announced, has been accompanied - at least so far - by real editorial changes.

    Published on 04/30/2018 - 11h25

  • With All Due Respect, Journalists

    It wasn't a World Cup game nor even the last episode of a Soap Opera. In the streets, however, it was easy to find groups of people with their eyes fixed on television sets. The legal debates were full of flamboyant phases and reasoning that was as difficult to follow as the oft repeated words.

    Published on 04/16/2018 - 07h16