Reportero follows a veteran reporter and his colleagues at Zeta, a Tijuana-based independent newsweekly, as they stubbornly ply their trade in one of the deadliest places in the world for members of the media. As the drug war intensifies and the risks to journalists become greater, will the free press be silenced?

Reportero - Trailer

2m 29s

A veteran reporter and his colleagues at an independent newsweekly defy powerful drug cartels and corrupt officials to continue publishing the news in Mexico. Broadcast Date: January 7, 2013

Previews + Extras

  • Reportero: An Independent Newspaper in Mexico: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reportero: An Independent Newspaper in Mexico

    S25 E13 - 5m 4s

    Blancornelas forms 'Zeta,' a newsweekly out of Tijuana, Mexico, in the 1980s, after seeing a need for more investigative journalism in the reporting of drug trafficking and politics.

  • Reportero: It Was a Nightmare: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reportero: It Was a Nightmare

    S25 E13 - 2m 26s

    A reporter for Zeta, and independent newsweekly out of Tijuana, Mexico, is threatened after publishing sensitive information.

  • Reportero: Risky Reporting: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reportero: Risky Reporting

    S25 E13 - 1m 55s

    A Zeta reporter, after deciding to use his own byline, puts his life on the line in order to publish an important list of people linked to organized crime.

  • Reportero: Film Update: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reportero: Film Update

    S25 E13 - 2m 39s

    Adela Navarro updates POV viewers on how 'Reportero' has affected the newsweekly Zeta and how she feels it has impacted her safety for the better.

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