POV: Reportero

POV: Reportero

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 6:00pm

Pictured: Bernardo Ruiz and Claudio Rocha film sunrise in Mexicali, Mexico.

Credit: Courtesy of Patricia Benabe/Quiet Pictures´╗┐´╗┐

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.´╗┐ In Mexico, more than 40 journalists have been slain or have vanished since December 2006, when President Felipe Calder├│n came to power and launched a government offensive against the countryÔÇÖs powerful drug cartels and organized crime. As the drug war intensifies and the risks to journalists become greater, will the free press be silenced? POV: Reportero´╗┐ airs Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 6 p.m. on WXXI World

Please note that the date and time presented in this preview do not reflect our local broadcast schedule.´╗┐