The Times podcast: Mexico’s murdered journalists
Mexico trails just Syria and Iraq as the deadliest country in the world to be a journalist. That’s according to data collected from 2000 through 2022 by the Committee to Protect Journalists. And the Mexican government has done little to stop it.
But in the wake of the murder of four reporters so far this year — José Luis Gamboa, Margarito Martínez Esquivel, Lourdes Maldonado López and Roberto Toledo — Mexican journalists are openly criticizing President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador and government officials like never before.
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guest: L.A. Times Mexico City bureau chief Patrick J. McDonnell
Journalists throughout Mexico say enough to killings and crimes against press
Photojournalist shot to death outside his home in Tijuana
She told Mexico’s president she feared for her life. Then she was killed
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