Video: Impunity Prevails in Mexico’s Drug War

by Sampsonia Way    /  November 21, 2013  / No comments

Covering crime and corruption in Mexico may be the most dangerous job for journalists. On average, 10 journalists have been killed every year since 2006. Attacks on the media have increased since President Enrique Peña Nieto took office nine months ago. Video: Global Journalist via YouTube.

To learn more about the dangers journalists face in Mexico, Global Journalist speaks to a press freedom activist and two Mexican journalists.

Panelists:

Javier Garza Ramos is the Editorial Director for the daily newspaper El Siglo de Torreon.

Sandra Rodriguez Nieto is an investigative reporter. She formerly worked at El Diario in Juárez.

Scott Griffen is Press Freedom Adviser for Latin America and the Caribbean at the International Press Institute.

This video was originally published by GlobalJournalist via Youtube on September 19, 2013.

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