Information: a game of hide and seek

8 May 2008

As long as I live, I will continue to write and writing will keep me alive. says Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro (45), laureate of this years UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize. Like many of her colleagues, she lives under constant threat, but has learned to master fear; she fights for freedom of expression and against the monopolization of the Medias.

The exclusive interview she granted us introduces several of the subjects covered in this months issue. They range from retention of information to censorship by killing and include tactics aimed at breaching press freedom and the impunity of crimes perpetrated against journalists. Full text accessible by link below.

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