Americas Televisa reporter fired after video catches him taking cash from Mexican drug lord

One journalist said he was forced against his will into the meeting with the kingpin. It’s an argument that a parade of political figures have also made after videos of their meetings were made public.

By , McClatchy

Leovigildo Gonzalez

A choppy clandestine video that surfaced Monday is likely to reinforce the widespread impression that the country’s drug cartels have gained a solid foothold in the Mexican news media.