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Encyclopedia > La Jornada
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid

Publisher Desarrollo de Medios SA de CV
Editor Carmen Lira Saade
Founded 1984
Language Spanish
Headquarters Mexico City, Mexico
Circulation National

Website: [1]

La Jornada is one of Mexico City's leading daily newspapers. It was established in 1984 by Carlos Payán Velver. The current editor (directora general) is Carmen Lira Saade. La Jornada has presence in seven states of the Mexican Republic with local editions in Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Morelos, San Luis Potosí, Puebla and Veracruz (La Jornada de Oriente). It has approximately 287,000 readers in Mexico City[1] and according to alexa.com it ranks as the most visited newspaper on the web in Mexico. [2]. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City in central Mexico Coordinates: Country Mexico Federal entity Federal District Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded (as Tenochtitlan) c. ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City in central Mexico Coordinates: Country Mexico Federal entity Federal District Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded (as Tenochtitlan) c. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Guerrero is a state in the United Mexican States. ... Jalisco is one of the states of the United Mexican States (Mexico). ... Michoacán de Ocampo (from Nahuatl michhuacan place of those who have fish) is one of the 31 constituent states of Mexico. ... Morelos is one of the constituent states of Mexico. ... The Mexican state of San Luis Potosí has an area of 62,848 km² (24,266 mi²). It is in the north-central part of the Mexican republic, bordered by the states of Jalisco, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, and Zacatecas. ... The Mexican state of Puebla is located in the center of the country, to the east of Mexico City. ... The state of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave is one of the 31 states that comprise Mexico. ... For the Genus Alaexa, see Alexa (genus) Alexa Internet, located in Building 37 of the Presidio of San Francisco, is a California_based subsidiary of Amazon. ...

La Jornada caters to center-left stances in Mexico City, criticizing the PAN and PRI administrations and some of the perceived consequences of laissez-faire capitalism. It editorials are also sympathetic toward the Zapatista (EZLN) movement and the center-left Democratic Revolutionary Party and have supported the recently legalized same-sex civil unions in Mexico City and the legalization of abortion. The National Action Party (Spanish: Partido Acción Nacional), known by the acronym PAN, is a conservative and Christian Democratic party and one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ... The Institutional Revolutionary Party (Spanish: Partido Revolucionario Institucional or PRI) is a Mexican political party that wielded hegemonic power in the country—under a succession of names—for more than 70 years. ... The flag of the EZLN. The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) is an armed revolutionary group based in Chiapas, one of the poorest states of Mexico. ... The Party of the Democratic Revolution (in Spanish: Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD) is one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ... Although same-sex marriage in Mexico is not legally recognized, the government recently passed legislation that allows same-sex couples to enter into an official civil union, which gives same-sex couples the right to inherit pensions and property, join health and life insurance policies and make medical decisions for... Currently, abortion in Mexico is prohibited, except for cases of rape, health conditions or fetal defects. ...

The online version was launched in 1995, with no restrictions on access and a Google based search that includes the historic archives of the Newspaper. Originally the online articles were transcriptions of the print articles in HTML text files. The website is hosted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Google, Inc. ... HTML, short for Hypertext Markup Language, is the predominant markup language for the creation of web pages. ... The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, abbreviated as UNAM) is today the most important Mexican university and was founded in 1551 by Royal Decree signed by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor at Valladolid, Spain. ...



Many of the newspaper's editorialists have academic affiliations with the prestigious UNAM or the equally prestigious Colegio de México. The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; abbreviation: UNAM) was founded in 1551, and is now the largest university in Latin America and it is considered the best University of this region based on the Beijing University and the London Times suplemments. ... El Colegio de México (informally: Colmex) is a prestigious Mexican institute of higher education, specialising in teaching and research in the fields of social sciences and the humanities. ...

It occasionally translates and includes op-eds from Robert Fisk, Noam Chomsky, James Petras, Howard Zinn, Greg Palast and others. Eduardo Galeano. ... Gustavo Esteva is an Mexican activist, deprofessionalized intellectual and founder of the Universidad de la Tierra in Oaxaca, Mexico. ... Elena Poniatowska Elena Poniatowska (born May 19, 1932 in Paris, France as Princess Hélène Elizabeth Louise Amelie Paula Dolores Poniatowska Amor) is a Polish-Mexican journalist and author. ... Hermann Bellinghausen (b. ... Mario Benedetti (born September 14, 1920) is an Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet. ... Carlos Monsiváis (born May 4, 1938, in Mexico City) is a Mexican writer and journalist on the El Universal newspaper. ... An Op-Ed is a piece of writing expressing an opinion. ... For people named Robert Fiske, see Robert Fiske (disambiguation). ... Avram Noam Chomsky (Hebrew and Yiddish: אברם נועם חאמסקי) , Ph. ... James Petras at an Axis for Peace event James Petras, a Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University, New York, USA, is a self-described revolutionary and anti-imperialist activist and writer. ... Howard Zinn (born August 24, 1922) is an American historian, social critic, playwright and political scientist and author of the book A Peoples History of the United States. ... Greg Palast is a New York Times-bestselling author and a journalist for the British Broadcasting Corporation as well as the British newspaper The Observer. ...


La Jornada documented for the first time the origin of the feud between Colombia's Gabriel García Márquez and the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Mario Vargas Llosa in his youth. ...

See also

Reforma is a Mexican newspaper based in Mexico City. ... Logo of El Universal El Universal is a major Mexican newspaper. ...

External link

  • (Spanish) Official website


  1. ^ http://www.pulso.org/Espanol/Nuevos/transparencia%20prensa020809.html
  2. ^ http://www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?site0=www.jornada.unam.mx&site1=milenio.com&site2=reforma.com.mx&site3=eluniversal.com.mx&site4=&y=r&z=1&h=300&w=500&range=6m&size=Medium&url=http://www.jornada.unam.mx

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