Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. Turati was chosen for her coverage of the drug war and her role in protecting and training members of the media. She is a standard-bearer for the journalists who have risked their lives to document the devastating wave of violence in Mexico. Mexico has become one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, with more than four dozen killed or gone missing in the past six years. Turati has long sought to give voice to those who lack political power and access to the media. In , she and her colleagues co-founded Periodistas de a Pie , a journalism network created to support reporters covering issues such as poverty, civic participation and human rights.
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As violence from the bloody drug war increases and the dead fill morgues and line mass graves in Mexico , two journalists have each launched books that seek to describe the horrors of the conflict and unravel the corruption that is hidden behind it. Both books are thoroughly researched and replete with details that could only come from eye witnesses.
It is no surprise that the two journalists turned their work in the dangerous task of covering the drug trade into books that are destined to be reference texts in the field.
The public face of the war on drugs mostly corresponds to stories of gunfights between the army and the warring gangs. This is five times the number of U. The text also describes the ghost towns, principally near the U. In an interview with Journalism in the America, the reporter expounded on the role of government and the media in the conflict and ways to move journalists out of the crossfire. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter "Journalism in the Americas". Search for: Blog Website. Topics: books drug trafficking feature Mexico threats violence against journalists.
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Fuego cruzado : las víctimas atrapadas en la guerra del narco
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