Tuesday, December 29, 2009

The Perils Of Reporting In Mexico

The Los Angeles Times reports today that a dozen journalists have been killed in Mexico trying to report on the drug wars and corruption in the United States' neighbor to the south.

The story shows how many reporters - in fear for their very lives - are pulling punches in their coverage. They can't - the article suggests - report what everyone already knows. That public corruption and drug trafficking go hand-in-hand in Mexico.

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