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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

WASHINGTON: 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] ...