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Topic “Mexico”

Young photojournalist killed and mutilated in northern Mexico

Daniel Alejandro Martínez Bazaldúa. Source: Vanguardia

Pulitzer Prize winner says Mexican transparency laws helped her investigation into Wal-Mart


The independent Mexican journalist Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab, who won the Pulitzer Prize for her research on the network of bribery and corruption that was a key part of Wal-Mart de México’s expansion strategy, recounted to the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas how she joined the investigation begun by David Barstow of the New York Times into the Mexican operations of the world’s largest supermarket chain. Read more »


Press freedom organization Article 19 receives threats in Mexico

The director and staff of freedom of the press organization Article 19 in Mexico received on April 19 a letter containing threats. Read more »


Reporter from Veracruz, Mexico, has been missing for two months, says RSF

Sergio Landa. Source: RSF.

A police reporter in the notoriously dangerous state of Veracruz, Mexico, has been missing for 60 days, denounced Reporters Without Borders (RSF in French).  Read more »


Mexican television journalist shot to death outside bank office


A Mexican journalist was shot to death in the central Mexican city of Puebla leaving a bank on Monday, April 15, reported the news agency Notimex.  Read more »


Report says state governments in Mexico are a "major obstacle" to press freedom

As a result of their ineffective prosecution of crimes against journalists and attempts at influencing news coverage, state authorities in Mexico have become a "major obstacle" to press freedom in the country, according to a report from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the  Read more »



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