Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Murderous journalism

Politics is deadly in Russia. In Mexico journalism is deadly.

Miroslava Breach third Mexican journalist to be killed this month
A journalist has been shot dead in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, the third to be killed in the country this month.

Miroslava Breach was shot eight times in her car outside her home in the state capital, Chihuahua…

Mrs Breach had reported on organised crime, drug-trafficking and corruption for a national newspaper, La Jornada, and a regional newspaper, Norte de Juarez.

The gunmen left a note saying: "For being a loud-mouth."…

The Committee to Protect Journalists… says 38 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 1992.

See also: List of journalists and media workers killed in Mexico

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