Witness: The Deadliest Beat

A look at the journalists who are determined to report the grim truth about Mexico’s violent drug war

Watch this video, 25.09 min, published on Al Jazeera, June 25, 2012.

  • Filmmaker: Rick Rowley
  • The daily headlines in the Mexican media are filled with the litany of death and violence that is Mexico today.
  • The Deadliest Beat is the inside story of Mexico’s drug war as seen through the work of two newspapers in Sinaloa. As the journalists risk their lives to cover – and uncover – the story, the dangers of their work unfold … (full text).

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