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Organized Crime: Muscling in on the media
Inquiry Report

http://en.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/organized_crime.pdf

Publisher:  Reporters Without Borders
Date Written:  24/02/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article

A total of 141 journalists were killed during the decade of the 2000s for daring to denounce the influence of criminal gangs and their parallel economy. Since the end of the Cold War, the media’s leading predators have been mafias, drug cartels and paramilitary groups that have turned to large-scale smuggling.

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