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Two journalists were killed while under state protection in Mexico in 2020. What does this reveal about the effectiveness of these security measures?

The LatAm Journalism Review spoke with experts to find out what the deaths reveal about the effectiveness and performance of the Mechanism for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders and Journalists, which was created in 2012.

Joana Suarez compartilha sua experiência como freelancer em oficina online de jornalismo freelance. Foto: divulgação

Freelancers in Latin America: How to put a price and charge for your work

Across Latinamerica, journalists who dedicate themselves exclusively to working as freelancers shared the common problems they face and the methods of survival they developed in a competitive and undervalued market.

Katie Kingsbury (The New York Times), Sérgio Dávila (Folha de S. Paulo), Peter Erdelyi (444.hu), Anna Gielewska (Reporters Foundation – Poland), and Juan E. Pardinas (Reforma)

Targeted by populist leaders, journalists develop safety protocols, collaborate with competing outlets and take legal measures against those in power

All the president’s attacks: Coping with governments that weaponize social media and campaign against independent media

Two people wearing red masks and leaning in very close to one another

Satirical sites in Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Spain join in cross-border initiative to tackle pandemic

Journalists from Spain, Mexico, Chile, and Argentina work together to start a Satirical International alliance. The opportunity came later with the pandemic and the wave of false news surrounding the new coronavirus.

Map of Mexico with a black ribbon superimposed

Mexican journalist under government protection is killed in armed attack

Journalist Jorge Miguel Armenta Ávalos, director of the outlet Medios Obson, was killed in an armed attack in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico, on May 16, according to information published by the state attorney general.

Sound Wave

Mexican newspaper Reforma threatened for coverage of president and his management of COVID-19

Mexican newspaper Reforma released an audio recording in which a man who claims to be from an organized crime group threatened to “blow up” its newsroom if it did not stop criticizing the Mexican president.

Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez

Missing Mexican journalist is found decapitated in Guerrero

Mexican authorities located a cephalic body part – meaning related to the head – of a journalist who went missing from the state of Guerrero on April 2.

Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez

Mexican journalist who received threats is missing from Guerrero

Journalist Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez, 50, has been missing from the Mexican state of Guerrero since April 2.

Maria Elena Ferral photo

Journalist who denounced death threats is killed in broad daylight in Veracruz, Mexico

Journalist María Elena Ferral was shot eight times while in central Papantla in the state of Veracruz around 2 p.m. on March 30, according to Diario de Xalapa, a newspaper for which she was a correspondent. She died six hours later.

Miroslava Breach

Federal judge issues conviction against man involved in murder of Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach

After a series of postponements in the trial, a federal court found one of the material co-authors guilty of the murder of the journalist Miroslava Breach, killed on March 23, 2017 in Chihuahua, Mexico.