Medios en el proceso de democratización en Méxicoel papel de Grupo Reforma en las elecciones de 1988, 1994 y 2000

  1. Ceceña Alvarez, Nayelí
Supervised by:
  1. Ángel L. Rubio Moraga Director
  2. Andrea Donofrio Director

Defence university: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Fecha de defensa: 02 July 2021

  1. Francisco Cabezuelo-Lorenzo Chair
  2. David Álvarez Rivas Secretary
  3. Juan Carlos Sánchez Illán Committee member
  4. María Luisa Humanes Committee member
  5. Alberto Pena Rodríguez Committee member
  1. Periodismo y Comunicación Global

Type: Thesis


This research, entitled Media in Mexico’s Democratisation process: the role of Grupo Reforma in the Elections of 1988, 1994 and 2000, aims to contribute with new elements to the study area of Media in Mexico and the role it has played in its democratisation process. Specifically, this paper represents an analysis of the role of Grupo Reforma in the democratisation process of Mexico during 1988, 1994 and2000 Elections. Within different theories on Democracy and Democratisation, German political scientist Wolfgang Merkel, proposes the concept of Embedded Democracy, and the Multilevel Model which suggest that Democracy is composed by Partial Regimes, and encompasses four layers ofConsolidation. Both concepts will allow us to better understand the aspects in which Media contributes to consolidate any given democratic system, included the Mexican case...