Magazine March 5, 2018, Issue

Reporting Under the Gun

Miroslava Breach; Javier Valdez (Valdez: AnimalPolitico.com; Breach: DemocracyNow.org)
The lives of Mexican journalists

Mexico City — Outside of war zones, such as Syria, Mexico is the most dangerous place in the world to be a journalist. The murder of journalists is practically routine here. There are also kidnappings, beatings, and other forms of intimidation and repression.

“Journalists often put themselves in harm’s way by going abroad to report on a war,” says Javier Garza. “But here, you’re in harm’s way just by going about your daily work right where you live.” Garza is a prominent journalist in northern Mexico, and an example of persistence and bravery. Also of prudence: He trains other journalists to

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