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TN is the most watched news channel in Argentina. It was created in 1993 and most of its schedule consisted of repeating content from Canal 13, an open TV channel that belonged to Grupo Clarín. As part of this group, TN features journalists who also work in the channel, the newspaper and the radio stations of the same group.

It broadcasts live, 24 hours a day, from Monday to Friday, and during most of the weekend. Its programming includes news bulletins that last up to 4 hours and, as of 10 p.m., it airs political shows hosted by different Grupo Clarín’s leading writers.

TN is one of the media in which Grupo Clarín takes an editorial political and economic line, together with newspaper Clarín and Radio Mitre.

 

Key facts

Audience Share

5.9%

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

Paid content

Active Transparency

company/channel informs proactively and comprehensively about its ownership, data is constantly updated and easily verifiable

4 ♥

Media Companies / Groups

Grupo Clarín

Ownership

Ownership Structure

TN belongs to Arte Radiotelevisivo Argentino Sociedad Anónima (Artear S.A.) which, in turn, is owned by Grupo Clarín. Its main shareholders are Héctor Magnetto, Ernestina Herrera de Noble’s heirs (Felipe and Marcela Noble Herrera), Lucio Pagliaro and José Aranda.

Voting Rights

The board of directors of Grupo Clarín manages the corporation.

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1993

Affiliated Interests Founder

Carlos De Elía and Ricardo Pipino

Both journalists, producers and TV hosts with experience in several media. They were selected to create a news channel.

Ceo

Daniel Zanardi

Editor-In-Chief

Carlos De Elía.

Contact

Address: Lima 1261, city of Buenos Aires

TE: (54 011) 4999 0000

Email: mensajes@tn.com.ar

 

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

USD 1,824,805 (2018 official advertising)

Market Share

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Further Information

Meta Data

Audience share data of the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires were provided by Kantar Ibope Media.
2018 official advertising data were provided by the Secretariat of National Communications.

Sources

Fontevecchia, Jorge (2018). "Periodismo y Verdad". Buenos Aires, Editorial Paidós.

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