Mexico cartel attacks on press take toll on drug war coverage

The Los Angeles Times, 7/23/2012

The responses by the two news outlets that came under siege, leaving staffers shaken but unhurt, have been markedly different.

El Mañana newspaper in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, the northeastern region’s dominant daily, announced in an editorial a day later that it would no longer report on “violent disputes.”

Reforma, a national paper whose offices in the northern city of Monterrey were attacked, made no public pronouncement but has not backed down from coverage.

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