Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Journalists Paid By Mexican Cartels For Favorable Image

[From article]
The video, which was published yesterday by Mexican news site MVS, shows two reporters from Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state appearing to accept money from one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar Cartel. The men then discuss a “communication strategy” to improve the cartel’s image and are heard asking for trucks and cameras.
The handoff occurs at the: 22:56 mark


Video Shows Mexican Drug Lord Paying Journalists For 'Good Press'
By MANUEL RUEDA @thisisfusion
Posted 09/22/2014 7:02 pm

Published on Sep 22, 2014
[translated by Google translate]
A video that came anonymously writing NoticiasMVS evidence the payment made Servando Gomez "La Tuta", leader of the Knights Templar, Televisa correspondent in Michoacan, Elisha Knight and another journalist.

Un video que llegó de manera anónima a la redacción de NoticiasMVS evidencia el pago que realiza Servando Gómez "La Tuta", líder de los Caballeros Templarios, al corresponsal de Televisa en Michoacán, Eliseo Caballero y a otro periodista.

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