27 Journalists Murdered in Mexico since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

19% Broadcast reporter
11% Camera Operator
19% Columnist / Commentator
33% Editor
26% Photographer
19% Internet reporter/writer
48% Print reporter/writer
11% Producer
15% Publisher/Owner
11% Technician
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Medium *

19% Internet
81% Print
22% Radio
15% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

96% Local
4% Foreign
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Murder Victims

30% Taken Captive
44% Threatened
22% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

89% Complete impunity
7% Partial justice
4% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

74% Criminal group
15% Government Officials
19% Local Residents
19% Military Officials
11% Mob Violence
11% Paramilitary Group
11% Political Group
19% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

11% Business
37% Corruption
81% Crime
26% Culture
15% Human Rights
30% Politics
11% Sports
11% War
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Freelance

7% Freelance
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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


27 Journalists Murdered in Mexico

     Terminology explained

Gregorio Jiménez de la Cruz, Notisur and Liberal del Sur

     Between February 5 and 11, 2014, in Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico

Regina Martínez Pérez, Proceso

     April 28, 2012, in Xalapa, Mexico

Maria Elizabeth Macías Castro, Freelance

     September 24, 2011, in an area near Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Luis Emanuel Ruiz Carrillo, La Prensa

     March 25, 2011, in Monterrey, Mexico

Noel López Olguín, Freelance

     March 2011, in Chinameca, Veracruz, Mexico

Luis Carlos Santiago, El Diario

     September 16, 2010, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Valentín Valdés Espinosa, Zócalo de Saltillo

     January 8, 2010, in Saltillo, Mexico

Bladimir Antuna García, El Tiempo de Durango

     November 2, 2009, in Durango, Mexico

Norberto Miranda Madrid, Radio Visión

     September 23, 2009, in Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico

Eliseo Barrón Hernández, La Opinión

     May 25, 2009, in Gómez Palacio, Mexico

Armando Rodríguez Carreón, El Diario de Ciudad Juárez

     November 13, 2008, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Alejandro Zenón Fonseca Estrada, EXA FM

     September 24, 2008, in Villahermosa, Mexico

Amado Ramírez Dillanes, Televisa and Radiorama

     April 6, 2007, in Acapulco, Mexico

Rodolfo Rincón Taracena, Tabasco Hoy

     January 20, 2007, in Villahermosa, Mexico

Roberto Marcos García, Testimonio and Alarma

     November 21, 2006, in Mandinga y Matoza, Mexico

Dolores Guadalupe García Escamilla, Stereo 91

     April 16, 2005, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Gregorio Rodríguez Hernández, El Debate

     November 28, 2004, in Escuinapa, Mexico

Francisco Arratia Saldierna, freelance

     August 31, 2004, in Matamoros , Mexico

Francisco Javier Ortiz Franco, Zeta

     June 22, 2004, in Tijuana, Mexico

José Luis Ortega Mata, Semanario de Ojinaga

     February 19, 2001, in Ojinaga, Mexico

Philip True, San Antonio Express-News

     December 15, 1998, in Jalisco, Mexico

Luis Mario García Rodríguez, La Tarde

     February 12, 1998, in Mexico City, Mexico

Víctor Hernández Martínez, Como

     July 26, 1997, in Mexico City, Mexico

Benjamín Flores González, La Prensa

     July 15, 1997, in San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico

Jesús Abel Bueno León, 7 Días

     May 22, 1997, in Chilpancingo, Mexico

Ruperto Armenta Gerardo, El Regional

     February 5, 1995, in Guasave, Mexico

Jorge Martín Dorantes, El Crucero

     June 6, 1994, in Morelos, Mexico