GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Drugs cartels impede press freedom in Colombia, Mexico

Saturday, October 30, 2010 | 3:22 p.m. CDT

Byron Scott, professor emeritus, Missouri School of Journalism: Our focus today:  Colombia and Mexico – no, not two cities in central Missouri – but two troubled nations whose governments are trying to stop powerful drug cartels. …  A few weeks ago, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared that Mexico’s drug gang wars are taking on aspects of Colombia’s long battle against FARC cartels.