12 February 2015

World Press Freedom Index: US is 49th. Yay Us!

You may click on the chart below, or you may click on this link to the article and a very large, interactive chart with access to data, methodology, etc.

The US was 49th, as compared to 46th in 2014.

The UK was 34th, France was 38th, Spain was 33rd, Australia was 25th, Germany was 12th, and Canada was 8th.  

Japan was 61st, just behind South Korea at 60th.   Hong Kong was 70th.

Russia was 152nd and China was 176th, and N. Korea was 179th.