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Global Media Registry is the news portal of popular newspaper Crónica. It is seventh most visited news website in Argentina according to SimilarWeb (October 2018) and the 20th most popular website according to Alexa.

Although the site was created in 2002, it keeps the provocative style and aesthetics of the newspaper founded by Héctor Ricardo García in 1963 and of TV channel Crónica TV.

Like the rest of the media of the group, the news website focuses on breaking news, tabloids and sport news, with a large number of pictures and videos on its home page.


Key facts

Ownership Type


Geographic Coverage


Content Type

Free content

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Grupo Olmos


Ownership Structure

Cró is owned by Editorial Aconcagua Argentina S.A., which belongs to Grupo Olmos.

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups

General Information

Founding Year


Affiliated Interests Founder

Héctor Ricardo García

He was the owner of Canal 11 and of the popular publishing house Editorial Sarmiento in 1970. He was the creator of a unique journalistic style with a distinct aesthetics, which helped rank his media among the most popular in Argentina. In 2005 he spent seven months in prison for tax evasion. That same year, he sold newspaper Crónica and publishing house Editorial Sarmiento to Grupo Olmos. In 2011 he was tried for tax evasion and sold 51 % of Crónica TV to the same holding. He was acquitted a year later.

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Hugo Ferrer

He is the Director of Grupo Crónica since 2010. Before, he was Editor-In-Chief C5N and News Manager of Radio del Plata and Radio Continental.

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Esteban Godoy

Digital Media Editor-In-Chief of Grupo Crónica.


Av. Juan de Garay 140, 1063, city of Buenos Aires. TE: (54 011) 5296 7000


Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

USD9,578 / $269,048 (2018 official advertising – Argentinian Government)

Market Share

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Further Information

Meta Data

Market share was obtained from SimilarWeb in October 2018.
Official advertising was provided by the Argentinian Government in 2018.

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