The theme of the conference is: "Confronting adversity: Women in Media during
conflict and crisis."
Six media murders in 2017
By Nonee Walsh
The Global Alliance on Media and Gender has added its voice to international NGO condemnation of the high murder rate of Mexican journalists.
In May, the broad daylight shooting of veteran crime reporter Javier Valdez from the Mexico City-based daily La Jornada, was followed quickly by the wounding of Sonia Cordova and the death of her journalist son, Jonathan in a shooting in Autlan, in the neighboring state of Jalisco.They worked on the family run Semanario Costeno weekly magazine.