Tlanonotsalistli

Covering new and old media, conflict, corruption, and organized crime in Mexico today. Tlanonotsalistli means “information” in Nahuatl, a living language of Aztec origin that is spoken by approximately 1.5 million people in central Mexico.

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17 October 2014

Citizen Journalist Kidnapped and Killed in Mexico for Reporting on Organized Crime

MarĂ­a del Rosario Fuentes Rubio volunteered as a contributor with Valor por Tamaulipas (Courage for Tamaulipas), a citizen media platform that allows users to file anonymous reports on violence.

19 April 2013

Mexico: Another Voice Goes Silent [UPDATE]

A social media user known only as Valor Por Tamaulipas recently announced plans to close Facebook and Twitter accounts that have become popular sources of information on drug violence in...

22 March 2013

Mexico: Lethal Threats for Citizens Reporting on Drug Crimes

In Mexico last month, a drug cartel offered a bounty of MX$600,000 for information on the identity and location of a person who has been using social media to report...