PRISA founder dies


Jesus de Polanco, founder and Chairman of Spain's media conglomerate Grupo PRISA, died at age 77 of a rheumatic disease. Earlier this year, de Polanco had designated his son, Ignacio Polanco Moreno, to succeed him as Chairman. In the US, PRISA operates WSUA-AM Miami, XETRA-AM Los Angeles-San Diego and GLR Networks. It has radio, TV and publishing holdings throughout the Spanish-speaking world.