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Fidencio Alonso / Courtesy of Zocalo de Monclova via Reuters

Thursday, January 12, 2017: A recent rise in gas prices has resulted in mass protests across Mexico. According to Article 19, protests in Baja California and Coahuila resulted in the assault of 20 journalists and detainment of 10 more by local and federal police.

Read the full article here: https://cpj.org/2017/01/mexican-police-attack-journalists-covering-protest.php


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AFP/ Pedro Pardo/ Getty images

Friday, September 2, 2016: Sergio Aguayo, a prominent political commentator, was sued by the former governor of the Mexican state of Coahuila, Humberto Moreira, for moral damages. In a January 20th article in Reforma, Aguayo described Moreira as “a politician that releases the stench of corruption.” This accusation stems from an investigation into the disappearance of 300 residences from the Coahuila town of Allende during Moreira’s governorship.

Read the full article here: https://cpj.org/blog/2016/09/change-to-mexican-law-leaves-critical-journalists-.php



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Monday, January 16, 2016: “Annabel Hernandez is a seasoned Mexican investigative journalist with 23 years of experiences. Learn how she uses a fellowship through University of California, Berkeley to investigate the 2014 Iguala mass kidnapping in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. An investigation that she documents in her book “La Verdadera Noche de Iguala”.”

Read the full article here: https://knightcenter.utexas.edu/blog/00-17915-anabel-hernandez-tells-how-us-university-fellowship-helped-her-investigate-disappearan

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REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/IPI

Friday, December 30, 2016:” End of year report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) indicates that 93 journalist were killed in various attacks around the world. Coming in at number 5 was Mexico with 11 death.”

Read the full article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/world-digest-dec-30-2016/2016/12/30/4ad6af32-ce9b-11e6-a87f-b917067331bb_story.html?utm_term=.27142ebc0c89


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Kara at info session

WASHINGTON, DC, 2 March 2016 — Kara Andrade, one of two winners of the 2015 AU-Pulitzer Center Student International Reporting Fellowships, addresses students at an information session in the School of Communication’s Media Innovation Lab (MIL). In the second photo, Andrade is joined by (L to R) Kem Sawyer and Ann Peters, Contributing Editor, and Director of Development and Outreach, respectively, at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. You can find information about, and applications for, the 2016 fellowships HERE.

Kara, Kem, Ann at sesiion

Photos by Bill Gentile.

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(UN Photo/Basile Zoma)

(UN Photo/Basile Zoma)

“The shuttering of foreign bureaus has given freelancers a bigger role in covering international news, but when it comes to negotiating ethical gray areas, they are largely on their own.”

Read the full article here: http://www.cjr.org/first_person/the_ethics_of_embedding_with_do-gooders.php

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Screenshot via YouTube / 60 Minutes

Screenshot via YouTube / 60 Minutes

Journalists and professors from around the world write an open letter to the executive producer of CBS’ “60 Minutes” in order to express their grave concern about the frequent and recurring misrepresentation of the African continent.

Read the full article here: http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/3/open-letter-to-60-minutes-on-its-africa-reporting.html

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