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

Global index reflects state of press freedomProthom 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.and more »

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

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

Doha NewsIt's getting harder than ever to be a journalist in QatarDoha NewsMedia 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 ...and more »

Costa Rica & Freedom of Press - The Costa Rican Times

Costa Rica & Freedom of PressThe Costa Rican TimesCosta 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 ...and more »

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

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

COUNTERVIEWModi brand nationalism blamed for India's deteriorating World Press Freedom Index: Pakistan improves by 8 pointsCOUNTERVIEWRanking 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 ...and more »

Press freedom slumps again - Bangkok Post;

Press freedom slumps again - Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostPress freedom slumps againBangkok PostReporters 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 ...and more »

Press freedom declines in US and globally, report says - Gant Daily

Press freedom declines in US and globally, report saysGant DailyPress freedom in the United States and across the world is at its lowest point in 13 years, according to a new report by the independent watchdog group Freedom House. The group makes its annual analysis based on the legal, political, and economic ...and more »

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

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

Voice of AmericaMedia Rights Groups Unload on Trump Ahead of World Press Freedom DayVoice of AmericaReporters 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 ...and more »

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

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

Forget the Box (blog)Canada Still Dropping in the Press Freedom IndexForget 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 ...and more »

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

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

Ghana Business NewsGhana stays at 26 in World Press Freedom Index with no incident against journalists in 2017Ghana Business NewsDespite 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 ...and more »

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

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

ClickLancashirePress freedom never so threatened, says Reporters Without BordersClickLancashireReporters 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 ...and more »

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

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

Normangee StarPakistan ranked 139 out of 180 countries in press freedomNormangee StarThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Hungary TodayHungary Slips to 71st Spot in RSF World Press Freedom Index, As Situation Worsens WorldwideHungary TodayIn 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 ...and more »

Where Is ASEAN On Press Freedom? - The Diplomat;

Where Is ASEAN On Press Freedom? - The Diplomat

The DiplomatWhere Is ASEAN On Press Freedom?The DiplomatIt 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 ...and more »

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

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

Press GazetteAttention party manifesto writers: Four easy ways to get UK to the top of World Press Freedom IndexPress GazetteIt 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 ...and more »

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

Press Freedom: Morocco Ranks Near the BottomMorocco World NewsRabat – 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 ...and more »

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

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

Business Insider NordicThe Nordics have the world's best freedom of pressBusiness Insider NordicThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

AllAfrica.comTanzania Drops 12 Places in World Freedom IndexAllAfrica.comAccording 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 ...and more »

Red mark on freedom of press in India - National Herald;

Red mark on freedom of press in India - National Herald

National HeraldRed mark on freedom of press in IndiaNational HeraldIndia 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 ...and more »

Global press freedom at 13-year low: survey - The Express Tribune;

Global press freedom at 13-year low: survey - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneGlobal press freedom at 13-year low: surveyThe Express TribuneWASHINGTON: Global press freedom has hit a 13-year low, threatened by US President Donald Trump's media bashing and restrictions pursued by both democratic and authoritarian governments, a watchdog said on Friday. A survey by Freedom House [FH] ...and more »

No time for apathy on press freedom: Public Editor - Toronto Star;

No time for apathy on press freedom: Public Editor - Toronto Star

Toronto StarNo time for apathy on press freedom: Public EditorToronto StarThe court order that Vice Media reporter Ben Makuch hand over notes to the RCMP is one example cited for Canada's dropping out of the Top 20 on the World Press Freedom Index. (Vince Talotta / Toronto Star) | Order this photo. By Kathy English Public ...and more »