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Adela Navarro updates POV viewers on how 'Reportero' has affected the newsweekly Zeta.

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Bernardo Ruiz discusses making Reportero, a documentary about Tijuana journalists risking everything to report on narco trafficking and political corruption.

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Blancornelas forms 'Zeta,' a newsweekly out of Tijuana, Mexico, in the 1980s.

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

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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.


A veteran reporter and his colleagues at an independent newsweekly defy powerful drug cartels and corrupt officials to continue publishing the news.

  • Updated on August 4, 2015

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Reportero (60 min.)

Premiere Date: January 7, 2013

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmaker: Bernardo Ruiz Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release | Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim | 2014 Emmy Nominations Press Release

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