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17 December 2017 13:40 (South Africa)

Mexican paper scales down reporting on drug war

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Mexican newspaper El Diario de Juarez has said it will scale down its drug war coverage in an attempt to protect its staff. "We ask you to explain what you want from us, what we should try to publish or not publish, so we know what to expect," ran the editorial on Sunday. One of the paper's photographers was shot dead on Thursday, and another staffer was injured in the same incident. Twenty-two Mexican journalists have been killed in just the past four years.  Read more: AP, via Washington Post

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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