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Global Media Registry launched its website at the same time with its printed outlet Milenio Diario. In December 2011, Héctor Tajonar, a columnist from, resigned from his position after accusing the publishing director Carlos Marín (then collaborator in Televisa) that he was influencing him to “stop criticizing Televisa”. In 2014, Grupo Milenio signed an agreement with the Spanish daily El Mundo, with which could reproduce news from European milieu.

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company/channel informs proactively and comprehensively about its ownership, data is constantly updated and easily verifiable

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Grupo Multimedios


Ownership Structure is owned by Milenio Diario S.A. de C.V., which on the other hand is owned by Grupo Multimedios S.A. de C.V.

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Affiliated Interests Founder

Jesús D. González - He was a businessman in the private transport sector; he was also a brewer, and was involved in publicity and communication media where he founded several radio stations and newspapers. He was a president of the Council of the Mexican Chamber of Television and Radio Broadcasters.

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Francisco González Sánchez - He is the president of the Administrative Council of the Grupo Milenio and a businessman in the construction sector.

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Carlos Marín - In 2012, Carlos Marín and the daily Milenio filed a lawsuit for moral damage in front of the Supreme Court of Justice against the radio presenter Lorenzo Meyer and MVS Radio. Meyer speaking about the work of Carlos Marín referred to it as "self-violation of the journalism ethics". This happened after making public a phone call record between Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (at the time Governor of the State of Oaxaca) and Raúl Castellanos (Communications Coordinator of the political party PRI - Institutional Revolutionary Party). The phone call mentions an agreement between PRI and the media Milenio not to give campaigning slots to the opposition candidate Gabino Cué, who ultimately won the elections for Governor of the State of Oaxaca for the 2010-2016 term.

In 2011 Marín Martínez admitted that Grupo Milenio has been involved with Televisa in managing the cable systems in the country's north, but according to him the agreement did not include the signal for Milenio TV. In 2019 he left the editorial direction of the newspaper, without his resignation being announced publicly. Marín continues in the directory, now with the title of "editorial advisor".

Affiliated Interests other important people

Francisco D. González Albuerne - He is the executive president of Grupo Milenio. According to the business website, he also has investments in hotel chains and commercial centers in the north of the country. According to the website he is a co-owner of a wine company in Madrid, Spain.


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