Grupo Milenio receives recognition for union between America and Europe

The organization of the Fifth Congress of Media Editors European Union – Latin America, which was based in Madrid, recognized the MILLENNIUM GROUP for their important support in the relationship and union between both continents.

The recognition, which consisted of a personalized engraving by the contemporary Galician painter, José María Barreiro, was delivered by the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, and was received by Julio Hierro, director of MULTIMEDIA Spain, on behalf of the MILLENNIUM GROUP, in an event that was held in the Corral de la Morería.

Others who received recognition were: Carlos Roberts, from Diario La Nación (Argentina); Iary Gómez Quesada, from Diario Extra (Costa Rica); Florian Nehm, from Axel Springter (Germany) and Alberto Barciela, from Congreso de Editores (Spain).

In addition, the organizers gave a recognition to Isabel Díaz Ayuso, in gratitude for her support to the event, which brought together some of the editors and media directors most important of the European Union and Latin America.

The Congress concluded with a claim on the “social commitment of journalism” and the need to promote professional training in the verification of news sources faced with the “continuous risk of misinformation” promoted by what are known as fake news.

This was reflected in the “Declaration of Madrid”, signed by the directors and editors of the participating media, which includes the debates and reflections on the reality of the communication sector and the global market and the disposition was also expressed of professionals “to continue contributing to socio-cultural and economic well-being”. The document will be sent to the European Commission and the European Parliament.

The event, organized by Prestomedia Grupo with the special collaboration of Grupo Vocento, gathered for three days in the capital of Spain the directors and editors of media such as MILLENNIUM GROUP, Clarín and La Nación de Argentina; The reason of Bolivia; the Folha Group of Brazil; El Mercurio de Chile; the Colombian media El Tiempo and La República; the Extra Group of Costa Rica; Latest News from Ecuador; The Graphic Press of El Salvador; the Star and La Prensa of Panama; The Country of Uruguay; ABC Color from Paraguay; the German Axel Springer; Agence Europe and Here Europe in Brussels; Il Sole-24 Ore and the Agencia Ansa de Italia; Gazeta Wyborcza from Poland; the Jornal de Noticias de Portugal; the spanish media EFE Agency, Europa Press, ABC o The world, among others.



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