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Mexico Journalists

Reporter Killed In Mexico

AP | Posted 09.17.2013 | Media

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the southern state of Oaxaca says one of its police beat reporters has been found dead. El Imparcia...

Journalists' Sons Killed

AP | Posted 07.06.2013 | Media

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Two sons of a well-known journalism couple have been shot to death, authorities in a northern Mexico border state said ...

Journalist Killings Reach Staggering Numbers

AP | Posted 05.03.2013 | Media

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's governmental rights commission says 84 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 2000, and 20 more have disappeared since 2...

Mexico's Journalists March

AP | RODRIGO SOBERANES and GALIA GARCIA PALAFOX | Posted 04.29.2013 | Latino Voices

XALAPA, Mexico -- Officials in Veracruz state say they know who killed Regina Martinez. The muckraking reporter, found beaten and suffocated in her ho...

I'll Kill You for This Column

Mark Morford | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media
Mark Morford

I try, for even a moment, to imagine what that must be like, to write in daily fear of harassment and death over... what? Revealing harsh truths everyone already knows? Exposing realities few in the world seem to care about anymore?

Mexico Newspaper Employees Kidnapped

AP | By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 04.10.2013 | Media

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Five non-editorial employees of a newspaper in northern Mexico were kidnapped but released within a few hours, the company said i...

Drug War Takes Horrifying Toll On Mexican Journalists

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media

There have been many consequences of the War on Drugs. One has been the explosion of violence in Mexico. For journalists, the war has been particularl...

Mexico Prosecutor: 67 Journalists Killed Since 2006

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | Media

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's special prosecutor for crimes against journalists says 67 journalists have been killed and 14 have disappeared in the cou...

Mexico Newspaper To Stop Covering Some Violent Stories

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The El Manana newspaper in the northern Mexico border city of Nuevo Laredo announced that it will stop covering violent criminal ...

Another Horrific Journalist Killing In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2012 | Media

CIUDAD OBREGON, Mexico, May 18 (Reuters) - The corpse of a crime reporter was found stuffed into a garbage bag in a suspected gangland killing in th...

Drug War Slayings Snuffing Out News In Mexico

AP | MARK STEVENSON and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

BOCA DEL RIO, Mexico — Grieving, frightened journalists remembered three slain colleagues on Friday as young and energetic members of a press co...

Three Journalists Slain In East Mexico

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media

MEXICO CITY — Three photojournalists who covered the perilous crime beat in the violence-torn eastern Mexico state of Veracruz were found slain ...

Defining Who Is A Journalist, Mexican Style

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Committee to Protect Journalists

By Danny O'Brien/CPJ Internet Advocacy Coordinator This month, the Mexican Senate approved an amendment to the country's constitution ...

The War on Journalists Is a War on Democracy, Human Rights and Truth

Maria Armoudian | Posted 12.06.2011 | Media
Maria Armoudian

Mexico is one of several danger zones where there is a powerful attempt to silence journalists who are doing their jobs.

42 Mexican Journalists Murdered Over The Past Five Years

Posted 10.03.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - After a news report detailing the capture of several members of Mexico's ruthless Zetas drug gang ran on television in the...