Myanmar media still repressed: watchdog

25 April, 2016 / By Nick Baker in Myanmar Times Myanmar remains one of the most repressive media environments in the world, according to a new report. The 2016 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by international media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, ranked Myanmar 143 out of 180 countries included in the assessment. The overall score…

World Press Freedom Index: Indian media is under stress

21 April, 2016 / By ET Brandequity Media in India continues to be under stress as the country figures low at 133 out of 180 nations in the latest World Press Freedom Index. The international watchdog said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being ‘indifferent’ to threats against scribes. The damning report by Paris-based free press…

Media freedom is in decline in Croatia

20 April, 2016 / Vedran Pavlic in Total Croatia News Media freedom deteriorated around the world last year, according to an annual report published by Reporters Without Borders. That includes Croatia as well, which fell five places in the rankings compared to 2014, reports Novi List on April 20, 2016. The media freedom rankings cover…

Concentration of Ownership inhibits media pluralism in Colombia

8 January 2016 / By Reporters without Borders Reporters Without Borders’ project Media Ownership Monitor reveals oligopolies and lack of regulation, provides fresh data and analysis of the Colombian media market, public website http://www.monitoreodemedios.co launched in October. Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the international press freedom organization, launched its Media Ownership Monitor (MOM) project, a global…

Ownership Concentration Puts Media Pluralism at Risk: Study

2 December 2015 / By Khmer Times/Chea Takihiro Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international journalism watchdog group, released a report on the ownership of media in Cambodia, highlighting the alarming amount of outlets owned or controlled by the government. The group conducted a study on Cambodia for its ‘Media Ownership Monitor’ project, which they say is…

Ghana ranked 22nd country in World Press Freedom Index

5 May 2015 / By Godwin Akweiteh Allotey/citifmonline.com/Ghana Ghana has been ranked the 22nd country on the World Press Freedom Index. According to the 2015 World Press Freedom Index ranking, compiled by Paris-based ‘Reporters Without Borders,’ Ghana ranked 22nd out of 180 countries. This was disclosed by the Minister of Communications, Dr. Omane Boamah at a symposium…

Greece Ranks 91st in World Press Freedom Index

19 February 2015 / By Ioanna Zikakou Greece ranked 91st in the annual Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index 2015, which is a step up compared to last year when the country was ranked in 99th place. The World Press Freedom Index ranks the performance of 180 countries according to a range of criteria that…

Group: PH still ranks low in press freedom

13 February 2015 / By Jigger J. Jerusalem THE continuing impunity and the unabated media killings in the country are still the main reasons the Philippines has ranked low in a worldwide survey on press freedom, a media group leader said Friday. Although its ranking among the 180 countries has moved a few notches higher, the…