An exclusive survey from the project Mentira Tem Preço (Lies Have a Price) reveals how Bolsonaro-supporting influencers and the President used digital platforms to tie terrorism and violence to MST (Landless Workers Movement) if PT (Workers’ Party) returned to the presidency.
Bolsonaro supporters on YouTube misinform when they say that Europe destroyed forests and is now punishing Brazilian agribusiness for deforestation
Discourse strengthened on YouTube when the EU passed a law banning imported products made in deforested areas. The new norm benefits Brazilian agribusiness that respects the law, but the radicalization can harm good farmers.
Invented Amazon: 70 million views on YouTube, clicks and money from videos that spread disinformation about the forest and Indigenous peoples
Planalto spreads the most lies about the Amazon on YouTube