Self-Censorship as a Reaction to Murders By Drug Cartels

Riva-Palacio, Raymundo
June 2006
Nieman Reports;Summer2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p31
The author addresses the practice of self-censorship among Mexican journalists as a response to a number of journalists murdered by drug cartels. He cites some Mexican journalists who were murdered after writing about the drug-trafficking issue the country. He emphasizes the extent of drug trafficking in the country. He mentions the measures taken by Mexican news organizations to prevent further violence against journalists.


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