Mexico

2010

Reports   |   Mexico, Multimedia

Silence or Death in Mexico's Press

Video Report


In “Silencio o muerte," Mexican crime reporter Luis Horacio Nájera recounts his work in embattled Ciudad Juárez, and the threats that forced him to move his family north. 

Read our accompanying special report, “Silence or Death in Mexico's Press.” See more about journalists in danger around the world, and CPJ's efforts to help.

September 8, 2010 12:03 AM ET

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Car bomb explodes outside Televisa in northern Mexico

New York, August 27, 2010--Mexico's main television network reported that a car bomb exploded at its headquarters in Ciudad Victoria, the capital of Tamaulipas state early today. There were no injuries, the Televisa network said, but its transmission was knocked out for several hours and there was damage to neighboring buildings.
August 27, 2010 3:53 PM ET

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CPJ condemns grenade attacks against Televisa

A soldier outside Televisa's Monterrey offices. (Reuters/Tomas Bravo)

New York, August 16, 2010--Weekend grenade attacks against the Monterrey and Matamoros offices of the national broadcaster Televisa reflect another attempt by organized crime to intimidate the Mexican news media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

August 16, 2010 3:17 PM ET

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CPJ welcomes arrests in Mexican journalists’ abductions

New York, August 5, 2010—Mexican federal police announced this morning the arrests of three men in connection with the abduction of four journalists taken captive on July 26, according to local press reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists commends the swift capture of the suspects and calls on authorities to bring all those responsible to justice.

August 5, 2010 2:29 PM ET

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CPJ's Lauría tells Fox News about Mexico’s press crisis

CPJ Senior Program Coordinator for the Americas Carlos Lauría was live on Fox News’ “Strategy Room” today talking about the deadly environment for journalists in Mexico. Video is above.

August 4, 2010 4:59 PM ET

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In Mexico, abducted reporters are free

Cameraman Javier Canales talks about his time in captivity. (AP)

New York, August 2, 2010—All four Mexican journalists abducted by drug traffickers last week are now free, ending an ordeal that drew international attention to pervasive anti-press violence in Mexico. Two reporters were brought to safety by federal police on Saturday, joining two colleagues who had been freed earlier.

August 2, 2010 5:01 PM ET

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CPJ's Carlos Lauría talks about Mexican press crisis

CPJ’s Senior Program Coordinator for the Americas Carlos Lauría was live on the national radio show “The Takeaway” this morning talking about the ongoing deterioration of the media environment in Mexico. Lauría was joined by New York Times correspondent Elisabeth Malkin from Mexico City.

July 30, 2010 1:30 PM ET

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Four Mexican journalists held hostage in Durango

New York, July 28, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Mexican government today to do everything in its power to bring four journalists who are being held hostage by an alleged criminal group to safety. The group’s members have demanded press coverage of videos they made in exchange for the reporters’ release, according to international and local news reports.

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Mexican reporter abducted and shot dead in Nuevo León

New York, July 13, 2010—Mexican radio reporter Marco Aurelio Martínez Tijerina was abducted on Friday by unidentified gunmen and found shot to death the next day in the city of Montemorelos, state of Nuevo León,  according to local news reports. Mexican authorities must conduct a thorough investigation into this vicious attack and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
July 13, 2010 1:45 PM ET

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Mexico restructures prosecution of press crimes

New York, July 9, 2010—Structural changes meant to broaden the authority of Mexico’s special prosecutor’s office to investigate crimes against journalists are still insufficient to address the grave free expression crisis in Mexico, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

July 9, 2010 1:19 PM ET

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