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Mexico's Freedom of Speech and Press Crisis: Challenges and Trenches

April 20, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row, Stanford, CA

Free and open to the public.

A Conversation with Journalists on Mexico's Freedom of Speech and Press Crisis: Challenges and Trenches

Rocío Gallegos, Red de Periodistas de Juárez

Daniel Lizárraga, Mexicanos contra la Corrupción

José Merino, Data Cívica

Ricardo Raphael, El Universal; Espiral; #Calle 11

Alejandra Xanic, Quinto Elemento Lab

The toll of journalists murdered in 2017 has made Mexico the most dangerous country for journalists, outside of conflict zones.

While Mexican officials insist they are working to stop the killing of journalists, organized crime gangs and corrupt officials offended by reporters' coverage are believed to be behind the killings.

Join us for a conversation with journalists covering Mexico as they share challenges and potential solutions to the attacks on freedom of speech and press in the country.

Presentations will be in Spanish. Q&A in Spanish and English

Lunch will be served.

Event Sponsor: 
Center for Latin American Studies, CDDRL, JSK Journalism Fellowships
Contact Email: 
latinamerica@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 725-0501