The main threat to media freedom in Peru comes from the defamation laws, which often lead to journalists being threatened, intimidated or prosecuted, especially in the remoter parts of the country. The occasional cases of journalists being physically attacked or murdered have gone unpunished. Media ownership is very concentrated, above all in the hands of the El Comercio group, which maintains an extraordinary level of domination of the national print media and TV markets.
90 in 2017
30.98 in 2017