Global index reflects state of press freedom - Prothom Alo (English)

International indexes and observations are hardly required to realise that freedom of press has been curbed considerably over the past few years in Bangladesh. This is felt by everyone, from professional journalists to the common users of the social media.

Press freedom declines in US: Watchdog - India TV

The group makes its annual analysis based on the legal, political and economic environment for journalists in the prior year. IANS, Washington [Published on:29 Apr 2017, 11:53 AM]. Representational pic - Press freedom declines in US:- India Tv. × ...

It's getting harder than ever to be a journalist in Qatar - Doha News

Media freedom in Qatar has continued to deteriorate for the fourth year in a row, according to a new report by Reporters Without Borders. Qatar is now ranked 123rd out of 180 countries on the 2016 World Press Freedom Index. Down six spots from last ...

Costa Rica & Freedom of Press - The Costa Rican Times

Costa Rica News -Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that Costa Rica has the best record for press freedom in Latin America. The Paris-based press advocacy group says in its 2017 Press Freedom Index released Wednesday places Costa Rica sixth on a ...

Modi brand nationalism blamed for India's deteriorating World Press Freedom Index: Pakistan improves by 8 points - COUNTERVIEW

Ranking India 136th in World Press Freedom Index (WPFI), the prestigious international non-profit, non-government organization Reporters, Without Borders (RWB) has directly blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's politics for the country deteriorating ...

Press freedom slumps again - Bangkok Post

Reporters Without Borders has released its annual ranking and report on the state of press freedom everywhere. RSF (Reporters Sans Frontieres) notes the media is under official attack by governments on every continent. But Thailand is singled out for ...

Turkey down 8 spots in 2017 press freedom ranking by Freedom House - Turkey Purge

Turkey has been ranked at 163rd place out of 199 countries, down 8 spots from its place in 2016, according to the US-based watchdog Freedom House. Turkey had been placed at 155th spot in 2016. Freedom House, dedicated to the expansion of freedom ...

Media Rights Groups Unload on Trump Ahead of World Press Freedom Day - Voice of America

Reporters Without Borders accuses him of engaging in “hate speech” against journalists. Freedom House questions whether he believes in the fundamental principles of press freedom. And the Committee to Protect Journalists, which last year labeled him an ...

Canada Still Dropping in the Press Freedom Index - Forget the Box (blog)

The change of government didn't stop the steep decline of press freedom in Canada according to Reporters Without Borders. Canada now ranks 22nd in the RWB index, four spots below last year. The international press freedom watchdog urges Trudeau to ...

Ghana stays at 26 in World Press Freedom Index with no incident against journalists in 2017 - Ghana Business News

Despite the fact that there are no recorded incidents of government repression of media or journalists in Ghana in 2017, the country's position on the World Press Freedom Index 2017 released this week has not changed. The country is ranked 26, the ...

Press freedom never so threatened, says Reporters Without Borders - ClickLancashire

Reporters Without Borders' latest World Press Freedom Index says media freedoms are diminishing in several Balkan countries, with Croatia and Serbia registering the worst declines over the past year. In comparison to the last year's edition of the ...

Pakistan ranked 139 out of 180 countries in press freedom - Normangee Star

The UK is regarded as having less press freedom than a year ago, dropping two places in the ranking to 40th position out of 180 countries. The highlight of the annual study is the Freedom of the Press Index, which ranks 180 countries according to the ...

Hungary Slips to 71st Spot in RSF World Press Freedom Index, As Situation Worsens Worldwide - Hungary Today

In the 2017 edition of their annual World Press Freedom Index, the group Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières—RSF) has ranked Hungary as 71st of 180 countries worldwide in terms of freedom of the press. This represents a further fall ...

Where Is ASEAN On Press Freedom? - The Diplomat

It has been another poor year for the subregion in the annual World Press Freedom Index. By Luke Hunt for The Diplomat. April 28, 2017. Southeast Asia has scored badly again on the 2017 annual World Press Freedom Index, with notably big falls ...

Attention party manifesto writers: Four easy ways to get UK to the top of World Press Freedom Index - Press Gazette

It is perhaps no coincidence that countries with the best record for press freedom are also the richest and most successful. On the Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index map those at the top of the table are coloured white and include ...

Press Freedom: Morocco Ranks Near the Bottom - Morocco World News

Rabat – Morocco was ranked 133rd in press freedom out of 180 countries by the latest World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Morocco slipped down two places from 2016. The index said that this low ranking resulted from ...

The Nordics have the world's best freedom of press - Business Insider Nordic

The 2017 World Press Freedom Index ranks the Nordic countries as world leading in press freedom. Norway grabs the first spot, replacing Finland, which held the title from 2010 to 2016. In the 2017 version, Sweden is the runner-up, followed by Finland ...

Tanzania Drops 12 Places in World Freedom Index - AllAfrica.com

According to the 2017 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) report, the other factors that contributed to the drop are the suspension and closures of media outlets, especially during elections. By Hellen Nachilongo. Attacks on journalists and state threats ...

RSF's 2017 World Press Freedom Index highlights increasing threat to media - Burma News International

Reporters Without Borders (RSF)'s latest World Press Freedom Index highlights the danger of a tipping point in the state of media freedom in many countries. Media freedom has retreated wherever the authoritarian strongman model has triumphed, according ...

Red mark on freedom of press in India - National Herald

India ranked 139 out of 180 countries in press freedom index in a report published by Reporters Without Borders. In fact, India's ranking has gone down by three points since 2016. NH Web Desk. Apr 28th 2017, 03.08 PM. SHARE. India, the largest ...