U.S. a Pathetic 48th on the Media Freedom List

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The U.S. is a disgraceful 48th on the annual Reporters Without Borders Media Freedom List. Several former Iron Curtain countries outrank the US. The basis for ranking includes Internet freedom as well as print and broadcast media. In the US, the Internet is relatively unencumbered, and our ranking would be even lower based on the 'professional' press alone.

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