Media Communications in Mexico

Articles, guides and insights about communications media in Mexico

Articles, guides and insights about communications media in Mexico

Man Reading News

The Media in Mexico

Mexico offers an abundance of news and information choices across a wide spectrum of traditional and modern media.

Book Shelves in a colonial home in Mexico

On Reading and Taking Horses to Water

Several years ago, when Mexico introduced a law mandating a single price for books, it was argued that it might not make books cheaper, but would lead to more and better stocked stores and promote reading.

Comedy and Tragedy - Theatre Masks

So Do Mexicans Have a Sense of Humor?

The international rumpus in 2011 over jokes about Mexicans made on the British television program Top Gear, and Mexico's reaction—probably overreaction—to some silly comments, may cause people to wonder whether Mexicans have a sense of humor, particularly about themselves.

Stamp Showing Quino's Mafalda

A King Among Kings

Argentine cartoonist Quino (Joaquín Lavado), creator of the Mafalda comic strip, is in Mexico this week. Mafalda, which Quino began drawing in 1964 and continued until 1973, was always popular in Mexico, itself home to some of the world's finest political cartoonists...

News Stand in Mexico

Read All About It

For a country where people read notoriously few books, and not too many newspapers, Mexico has a reasonably large number of news-stands and vendors - on just about every street corner, in fact. The larger stands sell more than just newspapers...