Journalist assassinated in Veracruz, bringing total to 22 in the state
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Mexican authorities must immediately investigate an attack by gunmen on journalist Fernanda de Luna Ferral, bring those responsible to justice, and re-evaluate protective measures provided to her by the government.

CPJ spoke with four journalists in phone interviews about the risks of covering COVID-19 in Mexico, the measures they and their outlets are taking to protect themselves, and the challenges they face in an already difficult media landscape.

In journalists’ networks that have developed in various regions of Mexico, Rachael Kay sees possibilities for self-protection and ways to combat impunity. Kay is the deputy executive director of IFEX, the world’s largest network of organisations promoting and defending freedom of expression and information.