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The mournful murders of a married journalist couple in Mexico: Juan Francisco Rodríguez & María Elvira Hernández


This article appeared first in Spanish in the book, Tú y yo coincídimos en la noche terrible by Lolita Bosch and Alejandro Vélez Salas, published by Nuestra Aparente Rendición in 2012. It was published at the Mexican Journalism Translation Project (MxJTP) for the first time in English and with the permission of the author, who reserves all rights to the English original. Read more »


Bolivia created “government-operated” media network to control public opinion, new book says

In the last several years the administration of Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has created a media network that is privately owned but is indirectly controlled by the government in an effort to have direct influence over public opinion, according to a new book about the Bolivian government’s relationship with the media. Read more »


Journalist released from prison in Mexico publishes book of interviews conducted while in maximum security jail


Without any proof or evidence, Mexican journalist Jesús Lemus Barajas was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges of drug trafficking, only to get his freedom back after serving three years in maximum security jail, according to Reporters Without Borders. Read more »


Haiti correspondent details aid-money corruption, media clichés in new book on earthquake coverage


By Nathan Frandino*
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010 nearly killed then-Associated Press correspondent Jonathan Katz. He was on the second floor of his home and bureau when the walls and floors buckled, collapsing under him. Read more »


Book on resistance in Mexico exemplifies collective effort to tell stories beyond the tragedy

The Mexican organization Periodistas de a Pie launched on Dec. 2 at the International Book Fair of Guadalajara its most recent collective project, Entre las Cenizas: Historias de Vida en Tiempos de Muerte. ("From the Ashes: Tales of Life in Times of Death" in Spanish). Read more »


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