Seven journalists were killed in Mexico last year, according to Reporters Without Borders. Mexico tied with Honduras for the most journalist deaths in the Western Hemisphere in 2010 and ranked at number three across the globe behind Pakistan and Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. "In the last year and a half, it's gotten very sinister to where I don't even trust my own instincts," Don Bartletti of the Los Angeles Times told the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press for a story on "High-Risk Journalism at the Border."
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