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Brazil Expels 'N.Y. Times' Reporter

Brazil expels New York Times reporter Larry Rohter for suggesting in an article that Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has a drinking problem. The Brazilian government says Rohter's article was "a lie and offensive to the president." The Times says it believes the article was accurate. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.

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Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. He covers law enforcement and privacy. He has been focused on police and use of force since before the 2014 protests in Ferguson, and that coverage led to the creation of NPR's Criminal Justice Collaborative.
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