TV Câmara

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Tv Câmara
TypePublic television
BrandingTV Câmara
Country
AvailabilityBrazil
OwnerBrazilian Chamber of Deputies
Launch date
January 20, 1998
Official website
Official website

TV Câmara (Portuguese: Chamber TV) is a Brazilian public television network responsible for broadcasting activities from the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies. Created in 1998, it broadcasts 24 hours a day from the Chamber.

Censorship[edit]

On March 2009, Chamber President Michel Temer, at the request of Renato Parente, head of the Supreme Federal Court's press service, ordered the removal from TV Câmara's website of a debate in which CartaCapital journalist Leandro Fortes criticized Gilmar Mendes' tenure as Court President.[1] Many viewed this episode as political censorship and the video was soon posted on YouTube.[2] After being denounced of censorship by the country's main bodies representative of journalists, TV Câmara put the debate back on its website.[1]

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