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Special Rapporteurs David Kaye (UN) and Edison Lanza (IACHR)

UN, IACHR: Aggression against journalists is the most direct and significant threat against freedom of expression in Mexico

While Mexico is preparing for the general elections on July 1, the recent joint report of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the United Nations (UN) urges the country’s government to guarantee the safety of journalists covering the electoral process as they are vulnerable to threats and physical aggression by political actors and third parties.

La periodista Carmen Aristegui visitó UT Austin en 2016 para dar una charla sobre la democracia en México.

Mexican federal court confirms dismissal of journalist Carmen Aristegui was illegal

Three years after she was taken off the air, a Mexican federal court ruled that the dismissal of Carmen Aristegui from the MVS radio group was illegal.

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018

Smartphones reign supreme for news consumers in Latin America, according to Reuters Institute

The 2018 Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) surveyed four Latin American countries and found that in each case, a majority of respondents are accessing their news from their smartphones.

Rosario Mosso Castro (IWMF)

Mexican journalist and U.S. photographer based in Caracas honored with IWMF Courage in Journalism Award

Rosario Mosso Castro, investigative reporter and editor-in-chief of Mexican magazine ZETA, and U.S. photojournalist Meridith Kohut, who documents the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, are recipients of the 2018 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF).

Javier Valdez Feature

Mexican authorities carry out arrest warrant for second person in journalist Javier Valdez's murder case

The Special Prosecutor’s Office for the Attention of Crimes Committed against Freedom of Expression (Feadle) of Mexico, with the help of Federal Police, carried out an arrest warrant against Juan Francisco “N,” “for his probable participation in the murder of journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas, on May 15, 2017.”

The Journalists Memorial at the Newseum holds the names of press professionals who were killed while working. (Photo by Don McCullough is licensed under CC BY 2.0)

Names of slain Mexican and Colombian journalists added to memorial of Washington, D.C. museum for press freedom

The names of two journalists from Mexico and another from Colombia will be added to the Journalists Memorial at the Washington, D.C.-based Newseum.