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Nacion, Mercurio, Hora, daily newspapers, Santiago

Chile has a wide variety of modern communications media. In 1996 the country had 52 daily newspapers. El Mercurio, La Nacion, and La Tercera de la Hora, all published in Santiago, have considerable influence. Television, introduced in 1958, is operated by a national government network and several independent stations. The country has more than 375 radio stations. In 1997 there were 354 radios and 215 televisions in use for every 1,000 residents; there were 221 telephone mainlines per 1,000 inhabitants in 2000.



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