Comunicación e Información S.A. de C.V.
Comunicación e Información S.A. de C.V. is the company that weekly publishes the journal Proceso, one of the most known and influential printed media in Mexico. The company is also responsible for one of the most visited web pages in the country Proceso.com.mx, according to the company specialized in digital marketing Comscore:
Comunicación e Información S.A. de C.V. owns as well one photography agency, Procesofoto; one news agency, Apro; and one online TV channel, ProcesoTV.
The company was founded by journalists, academics and citizens that supported the establishment of new media after a group of communicators, editors and journalists were fired from the daily newspaper Excélsior, one of the oldest in the country. As a response to the persecution and censorship from the government, dozens of journalists were seeking to establish a journal for investigative journalism and political analysis.
Proceso and its connected companies is characterized by articles critical to the political power and for going through and surviving lawsuits, threats and even data theft for several years. Its reports have been exposing corruption cases, forced disappearances of human rights activists with the involvement of the government, unlawful use of public resources etc. Proceso has been publishing interviews with former presidents and even drug cartel leaders.
Managing Board of Proceso - After the death of the founder of Proceso and President of the Managing Board, Julio Scherer, the majoritarian shareholders of Proceso whose names are public, are: Francisco Álvarez Romero, Estela Franco Arroyo, Salvador Corro Ortíz, Rafael Rodríguez Castañeda and Julio Scherer Ibarra.
The last one, Julio Scherer Ibarra, is the son of the founder of Proceso and present coordinator of the campaign of the presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
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Julio Scherer Ibarra, son of Julio Scherer García, has participated in the presidential campaigns for Andrés Manuel López Obrador; María Scherer Ibarra, daughter of Julio Scherer García, is married with the brother-in-law con of the former Mexican president Felipe Calderón.
Carlos Marín is the General Editorial Director of the daily Milenio, ownership of Grupo Multimedios.
Fresas 13, colonia Del valle, delegación Benito Juárez, Ciudad de México.(55) 5636 2000@RevistaProceso
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