Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Mexico's Female Journalists Include Courage Among Their Newsgathering Skills
The danger that shadows Mexico's journalists is well known. They face constant harassment, intimidation, and worse. Increasingly, women are becoming targets -- especially women who have succeeded in reaching top jobs in the profession. The cruel irony is that their success brings them more visibility and less security. This report from the "Journalism in the Americas" blog at the University of Texas, Austin, illustrates just how terrifying the situation is and how strong Mexico's women journalists are.