Free Trade And Freedom Of The Press?

Mexico City's newest daily newspaper is aptly named: Reforma. While many other papers are relegating stories on the fraud-tainted Nov. 28 elections in Yucatan state to inside pages, Reforma keeps blasting the government with front-page articles calling the scandal a "political soap opera." Much of Mexico's media is under the government's thumb, but the $50 million startup owned by Alejandro Junco de la Vega, an independent-minded Monterrey publisher, is not afraid to speak out.

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