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Mexican tabloid spices up drugs war deaths with images of strumpets

IN Mexico, El Grafico is the paper of sensation. The front pages feature shots of the dead victims of the country’s drugs war alongside shots of scantily-clad strumpets. El Grafico is the sister paper of El Universal, “The Great Newspaper of Mexico.”  Are the juxtaposions of sex and death the epitome of the tabloid mantra: “If it bleeds, it leads”?

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Posted: 8th, August 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment