Mexican reporter Marcela Turati received on Thursday Feb. 7 the Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, awarded each year by the Nieman Fellows at Harvard University.
The British newspaper the Guardian released a statement admitting that Mexican television broadcaster Televisa' elections coverage complied with the Federal Election Institute's impartiality rules.
The Mexican Supreme Court granted journalist Lydia Cacho and her publisher Random House Mondadori an injunction against a judicial order commanding they compensate a victim of a pedophile ring, according to MVS Noticias.
Four days after a deadly explosion rocked the central offices of the Mexican state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos, or PEMEX, in Mexico City, journalists are criticizing the lack of transparency and information about the blast that killed 35 people, according to CNN's website.
The governor of the Mexican state of Colima Mario Anguiano said last week that the federal government agreed with state governments not to report on violence to reduce the perception of insecurity in the country, according to the website SDP Noticias.
Mexico and Cuba were the worst places for journalists in the Americas, tensions between the government and privately-owned media continued to escalate in Ecuador and Argentina, and Canada lost its position as press freedom leader in the continent.
The Mexican federal government announced a change in its communication policy regarding the arrests of suspects, according to a report from the Notimex news agency.
A new report from Microsoft Research highlights the role Twitter users in Mexico play in reporting violence from organized crime as an alternative to the censorship criminal groups exercise against traditional media.
A Mexican journalist filed a complaint against the director of the municipal police in the city of Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, holding him responsible for her injuries and abuse of authority, according to a report from the newspaper Milenio.
Nicaragua could extradite 18 Mexicans who impersonated Televisa television journalists as part of a money laundering scheme, reported the news agency DPA.