Source: RSF Reporters Without Borders

Based on the following Indicators

  1. Pluralism: Measures the degree to which opinions are represented in the media.
  2. Media independence: Measures the degree to which the media are able to function independently of sources of political, governmental, business and religious power and influence.
  3. Environment and self-censorship: Analyses the environment in which news and information providers operate.
  4. Legislative framework: Measures the impact of the legislative framework governing news and information activities.
  5. Transparency: Measures the transparency of the institutions and procedures that affect the production of news and information
  6. Infrastructure: Measures the quality of the infrastructure that supports the production of news and information.
  7. Abuses: Measures the level of abuses and violence against journalists and the media

Ranking 2021

  1. Finland
  2. Sweden
  3. Denmark
  4. Netherlands
  5. Portugal
  6. Belgium
  7. Ireland
  8. Germany
  9. Estonia
  10. Austria
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Latvia
  13. Cyprus
  14. Lithuania
  15. Spain
  16. France
  17. Slovakia
  18. Slovenia
  19. Czech Republic
  20. Italy
  21. Romania
  22. Croatia
  23. Poland
  24. Greece
  25. Malta
  26. Hungary
  27. Bulgaria

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