Oct 25, 2011

Collateral Damage: How Mexico's drug war also prevents positive news from being reported

CSMonitor.com: "The impact (intimidation by the drug cartels) has had on the news is well-known: in many small towns in Mexico, and many larger ones as well, residents complain of a news blackout. Many resort to Twitter and Facebook for their news – causing all kinds of new challenges. But it is not just crime that goes uncovered, and that might be one of the saddest stories of the drug war in Mexico. ...The threats might be indirect, but they also cause a blackout of "good news."" read more

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