Just over 200 years old as an independent country, Argentina has 44 million inhabitants and is the eighth largest country in the world by land area at 2.8 million square kilometers (1.1 million square miles). It had a GDP of US$554.9 billion in 2016, according to the World Bank. Due to being historically centralized, Buenos Aires and its suburbs make up almost a third of the total population.

The Argentinean political configuration has varied from dictatorships to democracies until 1983. Even though literacy rates are high and the poverty rate was reduced between 2003 and 2009, inequality is still a problem for the society. Argentinean media has traditionally followed a concentration model, which means most of the media outlets are owned by a small number of ...

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