Texas photojournalist missing in Mexico

SPJ’s International Journalism Committee has recently learned of the disappearance of photojournalist Zane Plemmons.

According to the Knight Center’s Journalism in the Americas blog, Plemmons is a freelance photographer who was working for the Mexican newspaper El Debate when he disappeared in Nuevo Laredo a month ago.

The Knight Center describes Mexico as the most dangerous place in the Americas for journalists. It has created a map of recent attacks against members of the news media there.

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