POV: Reportero

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This POV follows a veteran reporter and his colleagues at Zeta, a Tijuana-based independent newsweekly, as they stubbornly ply their trade in one of the deadliest places in the world.

"It's easier to look the other way and not cover this issue...but in the end you would become another accomplice. For the rest of my life, I only want to be a reporter." -Sergio Haro

POV: Reportero

Monday, January 7 at 9pm on PBS North

In Mexico, close to 50 journalists have been slain or have vanished since December 2006, when President Felipe Calderón came to power and launched a government offensive against the country’s powerful drug cartels and organized crime. As the drug war intensifies and the risks to journalists become greater, will the free press be silenced?