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Responding to the many dangers faced by reporters today, especially those working in Mexico, a number of leading Latin American and Caribbean journalists have issued a declaration calling for official action on attacks against the media.

Participants in the 8th annual Austin Forum, including a number of Nieman Fellows, issued the “Austin Declaration” during the event held Sept. 17-18. Sponsored by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at UT Austin and the Open Society Foundation, the conference was organized by Knight Center director Rosental Alves, a 1988 Nieman Fellow.

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