US Continues Free Fall in Press Freedom, Now Ranked 49th

Justin King | FifthColumn

El Salvador, Botswanna, Niger, and South Africa now have a more free press than America.

Paris, France – The United States dropped an additional three places on the list of Press Freedom, according to the Reporters Without Borders 2015 World Press Freedom Index.

The United States is now ranked 49th. Independent groups have confirmed that the media of the United States is tightly controlled by the government. Overall, the free press lost ground on every continent.

US citizens should realize that countries like El Salvador, Botswanna, Niger, and South Africa have a more free press. Access to information is heavily distorted and controlled in the US.


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