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Grupo Televisa's Azcarraga Jean has a life like a telenovela

September 14, 2009 | 12:25 pm
Practically since the day he was born, in 1968, Emilio Azcarraga Jean has owned one of the most famous names in Mexico.

That's because his father, Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, also known as "El Tigre" (The Tiger), was among the hemisphere's richest men and head of a sprawling media empire, write Reed Johnson and Yvonne Villarreal.

Today, Azcarraga Jean heads Mexico's dominant television broadcaster, and is sometimes described as the Latin American Rupert Murdoch.

Read the rest of this report here.

-- Deborah Bonello in Mexico City

Photo: Grupo Televisa Chief Executive Emilio Azcarraga Jean at the Getty Center last week in Los Angeles, where he was attending a conference. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)