Since Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office on December 1, 2018, to date, 9 renowned journalists, communicators or news anchormen for radio and TV have lost their jobs in different media outlets.
The common denominator among these characters is that they are all critical of the AMLO regime.
The president promised he would respect freedom of expression and freedom of the press in our country. Is he keeping his word?
1.- Jorge Ramos
He was dismissed as a columnist from El Universal (he still works for Telemundo in the United States though)
2.- Carlos Marín
He had to quit as CEO of the Millennio Diario Group, Marín is considered as an insitution by many journalists.
3.- Carlos Loret de Mola
He was fired from W Radio and from Televisa where he used to be a news anchorman for decades
4.- Ricardo Alemán
After he publicly protested against AMLO, was fired from national Radio and Television, he used to be a news anchorman.
5.- Carlos Padilla
After 17 years of successfull career, he was abruptly fired from ABC Radio
6.- Rubén Cortés
He was asked to deliver his resignation as Editorial director of La Razón
7.- Ricardo Gómez
Columinst fired from Universal
8.- Sergio Sarmiento
One of Mexico’s most respected journalists, ended his business relationship with Grupo Radio Centro after decades,
9.- Victor Trujillo
Also known as his alter-ego “Brozo”, a sarcastic news anchorman who uses Mexican slang and is dressed as a clown, was dismissed from his program “El Mañanero”.
The Yucatan Times Newsroom