Mexican Reporter to US Colleagues: Investigate Corruption

“The battle we have at hand is not only for freedom of expression. It is for peoples’ right to be informed.”

Mexican journalist Marcela Turati delivered a keynote speech at the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, where she “asked American journalists to investigate corrupt government officials, local drug dealers and money launderers here to help complete the puzzle,” as Alejandro Martínez explains for The Knight Center's Journalism in the Americas Blog. You can read her full speech here.

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site