The Media Revolution Happening in Brazil’s Favelas

The ‘news deserts’ that plague the country’s poorest communities may be turning into oases

A view of Complexo do Alemão. Photo: picture alliance/Getty Images

The majority of Brazil’s population is Black and mixed-race. That same population also makes up the majority of the country’s poorest and most excluded communities in the outskirts and favelas of major cities. Black and…