Brazil

Polarization, News Sharing, and Gatekeeping: A study of the Bolsonaro Election

The increasing importance of news sharing as a digital business model raises new questions about content creation in polarized environments. In this article, we propose a model where news organizations, concerned with maximizing market shares, select …

Going Local to Win the Nation: Political Boosting in Mayoral Politics

In federal democracies, political parties often invest in local politics for national gains. This strategy is crucial, particularly in noisy democracies where politicians need to find informational shortcuts to attract inattentive voters. I define …