|Founded||November 22, 1974 as Diario de Monterrey|
|Headquarters||Av. Eugenio Garza Sada 2245|
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Milenio is a major national newspaper in Mexico, owned by Grupo Multimedios.
It is published in 11 cities across Mexico, including Monterrey, Mexico City, Guadalajara, León, Pachuca, Puebla, Villahermosa, Tampico, Torreón, Toluca, and Xalapa. In each local edition they include local content and national news developed by the media group, not only from their newspaper reporters, but also from Multimedios Televisión and Multimedios Radio.
It started in Monterrey as Diario de Monterrey, and expanded to other cities in the first decade of the 21st century.
During elections, Milenio publishes the acclaimed María de las Heras poll, that was the only poll in Mexico to predict the victory of Vicente Fox in 2000.
The newspaper also publishes a biweekly magazine distributed nationwide, and operates the 24-hour news channel Milenio Televisión, which is distributed throughout Mexico via cable and satellite, and over-the-air in Multimedios's main region of Northern Mexico through subchannels of Multimedios Televisión.
The newspaper was criticized for publishing a daily poll which gave President Enrique Peña Nieto an 18-point lead over Andrés Manuel López Obrador 5 days before the election, while the real difference was 6.46%. Ciro Gómez Leyva printed a public apology, adding that they would "retire from electoral polling."
Monterrey is the capital and largest city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León, Mexico. The city is anchor to the Monterrey metropolitan area, the second most productive in Mexico with a GDP (PPP) of US$123 billion, and the third largest with an estimated population of 4,689,601 people as of 2015. Monterrey is one of the most livable cities in Mexico, and a 2018 study found that suburb San Pedro Garza García is the city with the best quality of life in Mexico. It serves as a commercial center of northern Mexico and is the base of many significant international corporations. Its purchasing power parity-adjusted GDP per capita is considerably higher than the rest of Mexico's at around US$35,500, compared to the country's US$18,800. It is considered a Beta World City, cosmopolitan and competitive. Rich in history and culture, it is one of the most developed cities in Mexico.
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), also known as Tecnológico de Monterrey, is a secular and coeducational multi-campus private university based in Monterrey, Mexico. ITESM has since grown to include 36 campuses throughout the country, quickly becoming one of the most prestigious universities in Latin America.
Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. is a Mexican multimedia mass media company and the largest in Latin America and the Spanish-speaking world. It is a major international entertainment business, with much of its programming airing in the United States on Univision, with which it has an exclusive contract.
Marcela Guerra Castillo is a Business Administration major and Mexican politician from Nuevo León. She was Local Deputy of Nuevo León's Congress and twice Federal Deputy of the Congress of Mexico. Currently Mexico Senator for the period 2012-2018 by the state of Nuevo León in the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress.
Multimedios Televisión is a network of Spanish language television stations primarily concentrated in northeastern Mexico. The system is part of Grupo Multimedios. The flagship station of Multimedios is XHAW-TDT located in Monterrey, Nuevo León. Programming features locally produced news, sports, children's shows and general mass appeal variety programming. On weekdays, the network produces around twenty hours of live daily programming, with lesser amounts during the weekends and holidays.
XHAW-TDT, virtual channel 6, is a television station in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. Owned by Grupo Multimedios, it serves as the flagship station for the Multimedios Televisión network.
XHSAW-TDT is a television station in Sabinas Hidalgo and Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. It is owned by Multimedios Televisión and broadcasts on physical channel 21.
XHNAT-TDT is a Grupo Multimedios owned and operated station in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. The station is primarily affiliated to Multimedios Plus. It serves the Laredo, Texas — Nuevo Laredo areas. When XHNAT first went on the air it was a Galavisión-rebroadcaster Televisa affiliate, part of the Grupo Multimedios concession of 1994, before they decided to switch to their own television network Multimedios Televisión. Milenio TV and Teleritmo are available on its subchannels 45.2 and 45.3.
Roberto Hernández Jr. was a Mexican journalist and sportscaster from Monterrey. He headed the sportscasting team of Multimedios Televisión and Radio and was a commentator for games of the local team UANL Tigres. He was also a columnist for Milenio Diario, the national newspaper owned by Multimedios.
Grupo Multimedios is a Mexican media conglomerate with holdings in broadcast television, radio, publishing and entertainment. The company is headquartered in Monterrey.
Multimedios Radio is the radio division of Grupo Multimedios, operating 31 radio stations in northern and central Mexico.
Hurricane Alex was a rare June Atlantic hurricane and the first tropical cyclone to develop in the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season. Originating from an area of disturbed weather on June 25, 2010, it slowly developed in the western Caribbean Sea and struck Belize as a strong tropical storm. After entering the Gulf of Mexico, Alex became very large and encountered conditions favorable for gradual development. Early on June 30, the cyclone attained hurricane status as it approached northeastern Mexico, the first June hurricane in the Atlantic basin since Hurricane Allison in 1995, and the storm rapidly intensified just off the coast of Tamaulipas. Alex came ashore near Soto la Marina as a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.
Milenio Televisión is a Mexican television cable news channel owned by Grupo Multimedios. The news programming uses the resources of the Milenio newspaper, one of the largest in the country. Programming is 24 hours a day, through news, analysis and specialized programs. The channel is available in various pay TV systems throughout Mexico and the US, and on the internet. Milenio has also been available on the second digital subchannels of Multimedios television stations, as well as those of XHIJ-TDT and XHILA-TDT.
General elections were held in Mexico on Sunday, July 1, 2012.
On August 25, 2011, members of Los Zetas set a casino on fire in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, killing 52 people.
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Álvaro Cueva is a Mexican television critic and journalist who works in print, television and radio. When he began his career in the 1980s, Mexican newspapers were not interested in columns about television and he began writing about cinema. However, he eventually convinced newspapers to let him write about television, at first under a pseudonym. He briefly left writing when offered a co anchor position on the television show Ventaneando in 1997; however, he did not like the gossip aspect of the show and in the same year left, broke and in poor health. He returned to writing as a freelancer, writing columns and books which eventually led to steady work with the Milenio newspaper, which he still writes a daily column for. Professionally he has written over 3,000 articles in over thirty newspapers and magazines and still appears on television and does regular appearances on radio shows.
Jaime Heliodoro Rodríguez Calderón, sometimes referred to by his nickname "El Bronco," is a Mexican politician. He is the Governor of the northern state of Nuevo León. He is the first independent candidate to have won a governorship in Mexico. He served as mayor of García, Nuevo León (2009–2012) as a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), and was best known for his hard-line stance against organized crime. Rodríguez won the 2015 race for Governor as an independent candidate on June 7, 2015, winning half the votes of the election compared to his traditional party competitors, who split the remainder of the votes. He served as governor from 4 October 2015 until 31 December 2017, when he formally became candidate in the 2018 presidential race. He lost, only attaining 5% of the popular vote and resumed his term as governor.
XHFMTU-FM is a radio station in Monterrey, Nuevo León. Broadcasting on 103.7 FM, XHFMTU is owned by Multimedios Radio and carries an urban Regional Mexican format known as FMTU Zona Urbana.
XHTDMX-TDT is a television station in Mexico City, an owned-and-operated station of the Monterrey-based Multimedios Televisión network. Owned by Grupo Multimedios through the subsidiary company Televisión Digital, S.A. de C.V., it broadcasts on physical channel 11 and virtual channel 6 from the Canal Once tower on Cerro del Chiquihuite.
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