Monday, 4 May 2009

Global press freedom declines in every region for first time, says Freedom House report

Filed under: Books, reports, sites, blogs — story spotted by Catherine Morris @ 01:19 PDT

WASHINGTON – Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, according to Freedom House’s annual media study. The rollback was not confined to traditionally authoritarian states; with Israel, Italy and Hong Kong slipping from the study’s Free category to Partly Free status…
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