Posts tagged "El Comercio"

Why daily newspapers thrive in Lima, Peru? No Internet at home.

Why daily newspapers thrive in Lima, Peru? No Internet at home.
One good thing about not having the Internet is that people still buy the newspaper. That is what the director of El Comercio, Peru’s leading newspaper, told students and faculty from Columbia College Chicago when we visited the newsroom earlier this month. Only about 20 percent of households in Peru have Internet at home, said... Read more »

Machu Picchu region hit by mudslides stranding tourists

I was in Peru’s Machu Picchu, one of the modern wonders of the world, just 11 days ago. It was slightly rainy and foggy but that did not stop us from appreciating the incredible beauty and spiritual energy of the famous archaeological ruins. But in recent days mudslides have stranded as many as 2,000 tourists... Read more »

Chicago has two major daily newspapers. Lima, Peru has 20 plus.

Chicago has two daily newspapers. By comparison, in Lima, Peru, there are more than 20 dailies. Walking by a local newsstand you can see the daily editions posted on a wall. There is a variety of names from Sol, Extra, Ajá, Expreso and La Razón. Many of them are tabloids and some have racy photos... Read more »
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