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Comunicación e Información S.A. de C.V.

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.

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Private

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Individual Owner

Cooperative Proceso

After the death of the founder of Proceso and President of the Managing Board, Julio Scherer García, the majoritarian shareholders of Proceso are: Francisco Álvarez Romero, Estela Franco Arroyo, Salvador Corro Ortíz, Rafael Rodríguez Castañeda and Julio Scherer Ibarra.

Scherer Ibarra is the son of the founder of Proceso. He worked as coordinator campaign of today's president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Now he is one of his legal counsels.

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Apro

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Founding Year

1976

Affiliated Interests Founder

Julio Scherer García - He was a Mexican journalist and writer, director of the newspaper Excélsior and founder of the weekly journal Proceso. Until his death he was a president of the Administrative Council of CISA S.A. de C.V.

Julio Scherer Ibarra - Son of Julio Scherer García. He participated in the presidential campaigns of Andrés Manuel López Obrador and now is one of his legal counsels. His sister María Scherer Ibarra is married with the brother-in-law con of the former Mexican president Felipe Calderón.

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Fresas 13, colonia Del valle, delegación Benito Juárez, Ciudad de México. (55) 5636 2000

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