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Your Call: The perils of journalism in Mexico

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On the August 7th edition of  Your Call, it's our Friday Media Roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of the treatment of undocumented immigrants in detention centers, and an investigation about US employers exploiting and abusing documented H-2 guest workers. We'll also talk about the tragic killing of the renowned Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa. We'll be joined by Buzzfeed's Jessica Garrison, the Huffington Post's Roque Planas, and The Dallas Morning News' Alfredo Corchado. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Jessica Garrison, senior investigative editor for BuzzFeed News

Alfredo Corchado, the Mexico City bureau chief of The Dallas Morning News, and author of Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness

Roque Planas, reporter with Latino Voices page at Huffington Post

Web Resources:

The Dallas Morning News: Slaying of Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa a new low
The Dallas Morning News: Mexico Bureau chief defends freedom of press at subcommittee hearing

Huffington Post: ICE Refused To Release Child Vomiting Blood From Family Immigrant Detention

Huffington Post: Family Immigrant Detention Ruling Already Having A 'Groundbreaking' Effect For Women And Children

BuzzFeed: The New American Slavery: Invited To The U.S., Foreign Workers Find A Nightmare

BuzzFeed: Members Of Congress Call For Reform Of Guest Worker Program