Journalist Elizabeth Mistry will explore the risks to journalists as they do their job in Mexico.

May 3rd 2021 is World Press Freedom Day. To mark the occasion, Elizabeth Mistry will take us on a whirlwind tour through the history of modern journalism in Mexico and focus on the ongoing challenges facing those in the media attempting to report on and in a country which has been dubbed ‘one of the most dangerous places to be a journalist.’

Elizabeth Mistry started her career as a reporter on The Mexico City Times and went on to be the Mexico and Latin America correspondent for The Herald and The Sunday Herald in Glasgow.

She has also written about Mexico for The Independent, The Times of London and The Art Newspaper – as well as contributing to El Universal, Reforma and SemMexico.

She is a Council Member of the British Mexican Society.

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This talk will be in English but the question & answer session following the talk will be bilingual, English and Spanish.