Why did this Mexican journalist lose her job?

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Hundreds of thousand of Mexicans have gone online to support a sacked journalist.

Carmen Aristegui stood up for her colleagues and she paid the price with her job. But why did so many Mexicans get involved in her case?

The hashtag #EndefensadeAristegui ("In defence of Aristegui") has been tweeted more than 1m times. And other related tags have also racked up huge numbers as well.

Produced by Gabriela Torres

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