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Mexico: Drug Trafficking in Mexican Media vs. US Media

Categories: Latin America, Mexico, Media & Journalism, War & Conflict

Gancho argues [1] that “The contrast between the pessimism and obsessiveness of media coverage of drug trafficking in Mexico with the relative ignorance of the same in the US is striking. Especially with regard to American media–the Mexican outlets often seem to do a better job scanning the news wires for drug arrests in the States, which makes the bilateral balance a little more event.”