President Donald Trump reportedly urged former FBI director to drop Michael Flynn investigation, according to Comey memos. House Republicans have called for a release of any documents.
Javier Valdez, known for his award-winning coverage of the drug trade in Mexico, was killed Monday in the western city of Culiacan, Sinaloa. Eleven journalists were murdered and 426 attacks on the media were registered in Mexico in 2016.
Mexican singer Luis Miguel was released on bail after being arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles for failing to appear in court in a case that pits him against his former manager.
In an editorial, Norte de Ciudad Juarez said Sunday's print edition would be its last because the safety of reporters cannot be guaranteed.
Libertad de prensa a la mexicana. Es una manera triste, cínica quizás, de referirse a la interminable matanza de periodistas en el país azteca. Perpetrada con total impunidad, todo indica que hay una cacería inmisericorde de comunicadores sociales al sur de la frontera.
Freedom of the press Mexican style. It is a sad, even cynical way of referring to the unending slaughter of journalists perpetrated with impunity in our neighbor to the South, where it’s open season on freedom of speech.