Mexicans Near Border Relying on Texas Media for News on Drug Violence

The World
Shannon Young reports on how residents of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas rely on Texas news outlets for information on the drug violence sweeping their communities. Many local Mexican news organizations no longer cover the violence, out of fear or extortion by the cartels. Texas reporters are filling the void, increasing their Spanish-language output on the web, and getting tips from residents south of the border.
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