In the News: The many ways Armando Rodriguez's story is told
by Lisa Degliantoni
Posted on November 23, 2008
Below are several different packages on Rodriguez's killing and perspective on the ground in Juárez; local stories are followed by several examples from national media outlets.
A Juarez news outlet shuts down temporarily, as Drug War threats to journalists escalate
by Frontera NorteSur
Posted on November 18, 2008
Even as El Diario de Juarez reporter Armando Rodriguez was killed last week, more Ciudad Juarez journalists reported getting death threats. In one case, the director of a popular online news site took the threats so seriously he immediately fled to the United States.
Juarez reporter killed, while his daughter sits next to him
by Sito Negron
Posted on November 13, 2008
Armando Rodriguez, who covered crime and the Juarez cartels for El Diario de Juarez, was killed in his car in front of his home as he prepared to take his daughter to school.
El Paso Inc.
(The weekly paper ran a story by Associated Press.)
Reporter killed in Juarez
JUAREZ (AP) – A crime reporter in Juarez was killed Thursday, adding to dozens of journalist deaths in a country where newspapers are so fearful, many refuse to cover drug violence.
El Paso Times
El Diario journalist slain in hail of bullets at home
By Daniel Borunda / El Paso Times
Posted: 11/14/2008 12:00:00 AM MST
A crime reporter for the Diario de Juárez newspaper was shot and killed Thursday morning, a slaying that shocked Juarenses and elicited strong reactions from journalism groups and others.
Journalists Marked For Death In Mexican Town
by John Burnett
Weekend Edition Saturday, November 22, 2008
Mexico is one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists. Five reporters have been murdered so far this year — casualties in a war between rival drug cartels for influence and territory.
Reporters Without Borders
Journalist murdered by drug gang in Ciudad Juarez
Mexico14 November 2008
Reporters Without Borders today voiced its dismay at the murder of journalist Armando Rodriguez, of El Diario, the largest privately-owned daily in Ciudad Juarez, northern Mexico, who was shot dead outside his home yesterday.
New York Times
World Briefing | The Americas
Mexico: Gunmen Kill Reporter
By MARC LACEY
Published: November 13, 2008
A veteran crime reporter in the border city of Ciudad Juárez was fatally shot as he left his home on Thursday morning, according to the authorities and news reports. The reporter, Armando Rodríguez, left, worked for the newspaper El Diario.
Violence Against Journalists Grows in Mexico's Drug War
By William Booth
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Latest Victim Gunned Down in Front of Home
Police technicians tend to the body of journalist Armando Rodríguez after he was shot outside his home in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso.
Police technicians tend to the body of journalist Armando Rodríguez after he was shot outside his home in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso. (Associated Press Photos)
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