Journalist Killings and the Unintended Consequences of Democracy in México
México is the deadliest non-war country for journalists in the world. Why has the country become so dangerous for the free press as it has become more democratic? A variety of factors, including an incomplete democratic transition, the influence of organized crime in local governments, and the lack of judicial reform that creates an atmosphere of total impunity.
Katherine Corcoran is a former Associated Press journalist and the 2017-2018 Hewlett Fellow for Public Policy at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Currently she holds the position of associate director for International Media Relations in the Office of Public Affairs and Communication at the University of Notre Dame...