Mainstream media coverage of Mexico’s leftist president Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his response to the coronavirus crisis has been terrible. While world health authorities have commended Mexico’s approach, the media — blindly parroting AMLO’s right-wing opposition — have panned it.
Edwin F. Ackerman is assistant professor of sociology at Syracuse University, and visiting fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard.
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