Televisa determines who becomes a hero, and who the villain.
There is complicity between Mexican media and government.
Canal 9 eventually became Galavisión, now known as Gala TV.
On September 19, 1985, an earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale caused widespread damage in Mexico City and destroyed the south tower of Televisa's main building.
Along Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta, the O'Farril family and Ernesto Barrientos Reyes, who had signed on Mexico's first radio station, XEW-AM, in 1930.
Its headquarters, known as Televicentro, were originally located on Avenida Chapultepec in downtown Mexico City. The channel was the first national network to be broadcast in color in 1963.
On September 7, 1970, 24 Horas debuted and became one of Mexico's most watched news programs.