Journalist deaths increased 50% last year

Journalist deaths increased 50% last year

Led by killings in Haiti, Ukraine and Mexico, journalist deaths rose by 50% in 2022, reports the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists. In Mexico, the slayings appeared to be due to a toxic mix of drug gang violence, local political corruption and a lack of punishment for killers. Sonia de Anda reports for the Esquina32 news website in the northern border city of Tijuana, where two journalists were killed in the space of a week in January 2022. She …