This study sought to find out the role of mass media in education: Locating the function of newspapers and their influence on KCPE exams within Nairobi county Kenya. The objectives of the study are to examine the perceptions of teachers, students, media and policy makers on the importance of model examination found in newspapers, their use and their influence on the candidates doing KCPE examinations. The analysis has indicated that newspaper model examinations are an important tool of revision for the standard eight candidates as they prepare for the final national examinations after their eight years of studies. Mostly, candidates use the questions for revision. And this, revision, is done through sharing of information amongst the students.