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There is a strong correlation between Democracy and Freedom of Press.
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There is a strong correlation between Democracy and Freedom of Press.

Visual Representation

Below is a representation of 161 countries in the world.

Norway
Finland
Sweden
Netherlands
Denmark
Switzerland
New Zealand
Jamaica
Belgium
Costa Rica
Estonia
Portugal
Germany
Iceland
Ireland
Austria
Luxembourg
Canada
Uruguay
Suriname
Australia
Namibia
Latvia
Ghana
Cyprus
Spain
Lithuania
South Africa
France
United Kingdom
Slovenia
Slovakia
Burkina Faso
Papua New Guinea
Trinidad and Tobago
Czech Republic
South Korea
Taiwan
Italy
Botswana
Chile
Romania
United States
Senegal
Guyana
Fiji
Madagascar
Dominican Republic
Comoros
Argentina
Mauritius
Poland
Georgia
Armenia
Haiti
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croatia
Greece
Niger
Japan
Malawi
Mongolia
Ivory Coast
Tunisia
Togo
Malta
Lesotho
Panama
Bhutan
El Salvador
Albania
Kyrgyzstan
Peru
Sierra Leone
Hungary
Israel
Serbia
Moldova
Gambia
Liberia
Mauritania
Benin
Ecuador
Paraguay
Kenya
Lebanon
Ukraine
Mozambique
Montenegro
Brazil
Nepal
Guinea
Kuwait
Angola
Ethiopia
Bulgaria
Mali
Bolivia
Nicaragua
Gabon
Guatemala
Congo
Tanzania
Zambia
Nigeria
Afghanistan
Chad
Malaysia
Indonesia
Uganda
Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe
Qatar
Colombia
Jordan
Cameroon
Oman
United Arab Emirates
Philippines
Morocco
Thailand
Palestine
Myanmar
India
Algeria
Pakistan
Cambodia
Mexico
Central African Republic
Honduras
Venezuela
Russia
Bangladesh
Singapore
Belarus
DR Congo
Rwanda
Iraq
Turkey
Kazakhstan
Burundi
Uzbekistan
Tajikistan
Libya
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Yemen
Cuba
Iran
Laos
Saudi Arabia
Djibouti
Syria
Sudan
Vietnam
China
Eritrea
North Korea
Turkmenistan
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Outliers

The main outliers are: India, Singapore, Colombia on one side; and Chad, Central African Republic, Finland on the other.

Consequences

It seems legitimate to champion Democracy for Freedom of Press, and the other way around.

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Last updated: 21.04.2020
Category: Media
Source: Artazar, Reporters without Borders, Economist Intelligence Unit