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Freedom of the press, 2005; a global survey of media independence.


Freedom of the press, 2005; a global survey of media independence.

Ed. by Karin Deutsch Karlekar.

Rowman & Littlefield


226 pages




Karlekar (a senior researcher at Freedom House) presents the 2005 survey rating freedom of the press for 194 countries and territories. Countries are rated on a 100-point scale on the basis of a set of 23 methodology questions related to the legal environment, the political environment, and the economic environment within which each countries press operates. Explanatory summaries are included along with the ratings that discuss the general environment and important events taking place between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2004.

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Date:Feb 1, 2006
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