Content is Televisa's Key

Content is Televisa's Key

Emilio Azcárraga Jean had an impressive act to follow when he inherited the world's largest Spanish-language media group upon his father's death in 1997. Azcárraga the elder had built Grupo Televisa into Mexico's most influential company, but he had also left an unwieldy conglomerate bloated with $1 billion in debt. Many doubted Azcárraga junior would be able to fill the shoes of his legendary father - known as "El Tigre" for his ruthless management style - or deal with squabbling relatives and creditors demanding payment on some $1.8 billion of his father's personal debt. Andrew Paxman, author of "El Tigre," a biography of Azcárraga senior, says, "It is remarkable

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