Televisa crime reporter missing

Anonymous caller reports journalist's abduction

MEXICO CITY -- A crime reporter at Mexican broadcaster Televisa is reported missing, raising fear that he may be the latest journalist to come under attack amid an increase in drug-related violence.

Reporter Jorge Carrasco disappeared April 30 in Mexico City. According to a statement Friday from Paris-based Reporters Without Borders, there is no hard evidence that his disappearance is linked to his work. However, an anonymous caller told federal authorities he was forced into a pickup truck.

With about 30 reporters murdered since 2000, Mexico is the most dangerous nation for journalists in the Americas.
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