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Brasília, BrazilTrust Project news partner since

Poder 360 is a digital media company based in Brasília, the capital city of Brazil. It is known for its data-driven journalism, using extensive research and analysis to inform coverage on complex issues.

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Best Practices Policies

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POder360 focuses on issues related to politics, economics and technology.


Poder360 aims to provide information with honesty, quality and integrity.

Poder360 says it follows the standards and techniques of professional journalism: it curates the facts, investigates what is necessary, organizes the news, provides access to documents in full and publishes what is essential for the public interest and vital for the improvement of institutions, democracy and freedom of expression in Brazil.

Ownership & Funding

Poder360 is owned by Brazilian journalist Fernando Rodrigues. in April 2021, it announced that businessman Frederico Trajano bought a 25 per cent stake  the news site.

Diverse Voices

Poder360 pledges to actively seek diversity of voices among its team members with the aim of reflecting different points of view existing in society.

Unnamed Sources

Poder360 journalists are advised to avoid the so-called “off”, a general term in Brazilian journalism for the situation in which the source gives information without wanting to be identified.

It has policies to check the veracity ol information obtained in a confidential manner.

Poder360 says it never uses the expression “according to sources” or other related expressions. 


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