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Trauma Journalism

According to Adrian Florido in the online publication Fronteras: "More than 40 journalists have been murdered in Mexico since 2007, many of them for reporting on the country’s ongoing drug war. To protect their staffs, many news outlets now openly self-censor."

Florido discusses the courageous stance taken by the weekly newspaper Zeta: "As many of Mexico's newspapers have backed off, Zeta’s staff has pressed on, through murders and attempted murders of its staff.

Bernardo Ruiz’s new documentary, 'Reportero,' takes us to Tijuana - to visit Zeta’s journalists as they cope with the daily dangers of uncovering the illicit ties between power, money and drugs in Mexico’s largest border city." Read More 
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