This chapter will provide a brief explanation of the importance of the media in Peru and in the two regions studied here. It will then provide a review of these media and their scope.
As mentioned above, the media serve as a tool to disseminate information and as a source of knowledge. Moreover, it is through the media that people’s thoughts and discourses can be influenced and guided.
According to a study on the level of public confidence in the institutions of Lima and Callao, which was published by the University of Lima in 2007, the media play an important...