Are Mexico’s Journalists on Their Own in the Fight Against Violence?

Are Mexico’s Journalists on Their Own in the Fight Against Violence?
Riodoce editor Andres Villarreal leads an editorial meeting at the paper’s office, Culiacan, Mexico, June 26, 2017 (AP photo by Enric Marti).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief Judah Grunstein, senior editor Frederick Deknatel, and associate editor Robbie Corey-Boulet discuss the implications of political violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, for U.S. soft power abroad. For the Report, Jan-Albert Hootsen talks with Peter Dörrie about the deadly violence targeting Mexico’s journalists and their new campaign to end it.

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