Mexico: Journalist Carmen Aristegui Fired

Twitter is abuzz with the news that journalist Carmen Aristegui was fired from MVS Noticias [es]. Clases de Periodismo [es] reports netizens speculate she was fired for asking if President Felipe Calderón has a problem with alcohol. Journalist Lydia Cacho reports on Twitter [es] that Aristegui's staff say she refused to read a letter of apology the government requested she read on the air. #Aristegui is now a top worldwide trending topic.

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