In this study, we assessed the media coverage of the REDD+ mechanism in PeruAs national and subnational newspapers to better understand the messages reaching Peruvian readers. At the national level, we found only 33 articles on REDD+ in eight national newspapers: El Comercio, PerAo 21, GestiA³n, Expreso, La RepAoblica, La RazA³n, El Peruano and Trome. Expanding the search to include climate change and forests, we found 203 articles. Upon finding this low coverage in the national press, we chose two of the countryAs departments where most of the REDD+ projects are located and which have shown the greatest progress in the readiness stages: San MartAsn (Voces and Ahora) and Madre de Dios (Don Jaque and El Observador). But again we only found 10 articles on REDD+ and 10 more when we expanded the search to include climate change and forests.The analysis of broader issues is outside the scope of this study. If the frequency of articles by newspaper is assessed for G1 and G2 keywords (see Figure 5), it is clear that El Comercio ranks first for G1, but La RepAoblica has the highestanbsp;...
|Title||:||REDD+ politics in the media|
|Author||:||Javier Perla Alvarez, Daniela Freundt Montero, Eduardo Burga Barrantes, Talía Postigo Takahashi, Mary Menton|
|Publisher||:||CIFOR - 2014-11-11|