POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 25, Episode 13 Reportero
First Aired: January 7, 2013
The dangers faced by journalists in Mexico are examined from the perspective of veteran reporter Sergio Haro and his colleagues at the Tijuana-based newsweekly Zeta. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 48 journalists in Mexico were murdered or disappeared from December 2006 through December 2011 for daring to report on drug cartels and the corrupt politicians in league with them.