Reporting For Duty

“Breach was dead, and within minutes the news of her killing had spread through the journalism community in Mexico, and beyond. Javier Valdez Cárdenas, a prize-winning investigative journalist and a former colleague of Breach’s, who reported on drug trafficking in Sinaloa, wrote on Twitter, ‘Let them kill us all, if it is the death sentence for reporting this hell.’ Within weeks, he, too, would be shot and killed in the street.” The New Yorker: The Covert Mission to Solve a Mexican Journalist’s Murder. “After the death of a reporter who investigated narcopolitics, her colleagues formed a secret collective to bring the killers to justice—and challenge a culture of impunity.”

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