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Juan Arjón López en una de las fotos subidas por Notiface, el medio de noticias de Facebook dirigido por su querido amigo Jesús Gutiérrez, cuando desapareció el 9 de agosto.

El periodista sonorense Juan Arjón, asesinado en agosto, ha sido objeto de una campaña de desinformación, dijeron ex-colegas, culpando a los funcionarios de la ciudad de San Luis Río Colorado, la ciudad fronteriza donde trabajaban. México es uno de los países más peligrosos para los reporteros. Read more»

Justice for Miroslava demonstration, Ciudad Juárez, March 23, 2019. Members of the journalist community stand in front of the Chihuahua state government offices to denounce the murder of Miroslava Breach Velducea two years earlier and call for justice.

Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante and Jeannine Relly, journalism professors based at the University of Arizona, spent the last decade collecting dozens of oral histories from journalists working along the U.S.-Mexico border, and in Mexican states hit hard by drug violence. Read more»

Trump at a February 19, 2020, campaign rally at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.

In a scathing report recounting his complaints about individual media outlets and journalists, calls for changes to libel laws and prosecution of leakers, a journalism advocacy group said President Trump’s treatment of the press has eroded public trust in the media. Read more»

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Mexico’s government to address its press freedom crisis after a third journalist was killed in a week in Mexico. Read more»

Martin Mendez Pineda, a reporter for Novedades Acapulco, a newspaper in Guerrero, Mexico, is seeking political asylum in the U.S. after he said he faced death threats for reporting on police brutality.

As attacks against reporters in Mexico increase, a coalition of immigration lawyers and organizations that defend journalists is calling for the release of a Mexican reporter detained at the border after asking for political asylum in the United States. Read more»

It's been another week of chilling reminders of the high risks for journalists in parts of Latin America, with two killings turning the news lens on reporters. Now, a possible kidnapping in Colombia has put the danger further into focus. Read more»

Dorothy Parvaz

Dorothy Parvaz, a reporter for Al Jazeera, has been missing since arriving in Damascus, Syria, on Friday. There is "strong evidence" to suggest Parvaz had been detained, and her family and employer are demanding information from the Syrian government. Read more»

Though successful in covering the gruesome aspects of the cartel-related carnage in Mexico, the U.S. press falls short in exposing the muzzling of its Mexican counterparts at the hands of organized crime, says one expert. Read more»