Video Duration 47 minutes 30 seconds
From: Witness

Radio silence: The cost of uncovering the truth in Mexico

Carmen Aristegui is a well-known Mexican journalist who refuses to be intimidated by powerful and corrupt forces.

In Mexico, presenter Carmen Aristegui will not be silenced.

She is one of the few reporters in the country who has the courage to speak the truth. As a result, millions listen as she unveils a corruption scandal involving the then-President Enrique Pena Nieto – a story that gets her fired in 2015.

So begins her fight for the freedom of the press. Aristegui decides to set up her own online news platform with a team of investigative journalists. They navigate the poisonous Mexican media landscape, refusing to be intimidated.