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Topic “Mexico”

Mexican female journalists suffer from sexual, psychological violence, according to report

Mexican female journalists have been attacked 115 times in the last 10 years, with a noticeable increase after 2009, according to a new report by the association Women's Communication and Information (CIMAC in Spanish). What's worse, the killings of 13 female journalists remain unsolved, said the organization. Read more »

Gunmen open fire on Mexican newspaper, bringing the number of attacks on the press since July to six

Gunmen sprayed the facade of the Mexican newspaper El Regional del Sur with bullets during the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 8, reported the newspaper El Universal. El Regional del Sur is published in the city of Cuernacava, near the Mexican capital. Read more »

Mexican Playboy editor reports receiving death threats for covering corruption

Argentine journalist Gabriel Bauducco, editor of the Playboy magazine in Mexico, reported receiving death threats through several anonymous e-mails on Wednesday, Aug. 1, according to a video on the magazine's website. Read more »

Magazine distributor set on fire in second attack against press in Monterrey, Mexico, in three days

Two days after the offices of the newspaper El Norte were set on fire in the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico, another similar fire was reported on Tuesday, July 31, in the same city against a newspaper and magazine distributor. Read more »

Mexican reporter threatened while interviewing rural community leader

A Mexican reporter filed a complaint for threats made against her by the former federal deputy candidate of the New Alliance Party, according to the news site Sin Embargo. Read more »

Protection requested for threatened Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho reported another death threat due to her work, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Read more »

Mexican governor asks press to help change image of Sinaloa, a state racked by drug violence

The Mexican governor of Sinaloa asked the press to change the image of this western state when reporting about drug trafficking and organized crime, reported the radio station Radio Fórmula. Read more »


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