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Canada drops four spots on the World Press Freedom Index - BBC News

Canada's press freedoms are under threat, according to the latest World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders. Canada dropped four spots to number 22 on the list that ranks 180 countries based on how they treat journalists. A number ...and more »

A Global Threat to the Press - U.S. News & World Report

Journalists in Uruguay are freer to hold the powerful to account than their peers in the United States, according to a report released on Wednesday examining press freedom around the world. In its annual Press Freedom Index, Reporters Without Borders ...and more »

Ireland drops out of top ten in Press Freedom Index - RTE.ie

Ireland has fallen five places from ninth to 14th in the latest Press Freedom Index. In its annual briefing, Reporters Without Borders warned that the highly concentrated media ownership is a major problem. Nordic countries Norway, Sweden, Finland and ...and more »

'Downward spiral': UK slips to 40th place in press freedom rankings - The Guardian

Reporters Without Borders says Britain is approaching tipping point in wake of passage of Investigatory Powers Act. Damien Gayle · @damiengayle. Wed 26 Apr 2017 10.24 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 20.22 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Estonia 12th in this year's Press Freedom Index - Estonian World (press release) (blog)

Estonia is ranked 12th in this year's Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders, a global organisation that promotes free media. Compared with 2016, Estonia has improved its ranking by two positions. However, Reporters Without Borders says it's ...and more »

Where Is ASEAN On Press Freedom? - The Diplomat

Southeast Asia has scored badly again on the 2017 annual World Press Freedom Index, with notably big falls registered by Thailand, where the media industry is increasingly muzzled by a military government, and in Cambodia where criminal defamation ...and more »

Surpassed by Congo, Mali and Ethiopia; Turkey ranks 155th in World Press Freedom Index - Turkey Purge

Turkey, which has around 200 journalists jailed in its prisons, is ranked 155th among 180 countries in the 2017 World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Wednesday. If Turkey falls four more ranks, it will make it to the ...and more »

Press freedom rankings: India slips 3 places to 136, 'Modi's nationalism' blamed - Hindustan Times

India slipped three places in the 2017 world press freedom rankings to 136th among 180 countries, the dismal performance blamed on “Modi's nationalism” and growing “self-censorship” in the mainstream media. In the index released on Wednesday, India ...and more »

Reporters Without Borders: Journalism at tipping point - Aljazeera.com

Press freedom has never been as threatened as it is now, in the "new post-truth era of fake news", strongmen and propaganda, Reporters Without Borders said. Its annual World Press Freedom Index, published on Wednesday, warned of a "tipping point" for ...and more »

The Middle East: Where press freedom goes to die - The New Arab

A new report on media freedom has shown the Middle East to be the worst region in the world for journalists, with a median position of 145 out of 180. Tags: Press Freedom, RSF, Reporters Without Borders. The world has entered a new age of "post-truth, ...and more »