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Midnight in Mexico

'Midnight In Mexico' Book Recounts Dangers Of Reporting In Mexico

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 08.20.2013 | Latino Voices

What is it like to report on Mexico’s corruption and violent drug gang war that has killed thousands, including dozens of reporters, when you yourse...

What It's Like to Be An American Wanted By the Drug Cartels: The Story of a Mexican-Born Journalist Part II

Paula Beltrán | Posted 09.18.2013 | Latino Voices
Paula Beltrán

This week Alfredo Corchado not only reported international breaking news, he was himself the subject of a PBS Newshour's segment thanks to his newly published memoir about investigating Mexico's drug cartels, Midnight in Mexico.

What It's Like to Be an American Wanted by the Drug Cartels: The Story of a Mexican-born Journalist, Part I

Paula Beltrán | Posted 09.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Paula Beltrán

The theme of duality is everywhere in Corchado's memoir. The reader can't help notice all the back and forth exchange of pronouns in the narrative. At times he uses "I" or "we" to refer to himself both as Mexican and American.