How The Onion Is Helping Univision Grow Beyond the Spanish-Language Market

Fake news site now part of newly created Fusion Media Group

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In a move many in the industry expected, Univision took sole ownership Thursday of Fusion, which launched in 2013 as a joint venture with ABC.

In doing so, Univision found a home for some of its recent English-language acquisitions including satirical news site The Onion and the African-American skewing The Root. The two properties will be under The Fusion Media Group, which also includes Fusion, Flama, Unvision Digital, Univision Music and a stake in Robert Rodriguez's El Rey network.



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