Skip to comments.U.S. press freedom suffers under Obama, survey finds [World Press Freedom Index]
Posted on 02/11/2014 5:44:01 PM PST by grundle
The Obama administrations handling of whistleblower Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency leaks and the investigation of a string of leaks produced a plunge in the countrys rating on press freedoms and government openness, according to a new global survey released Tuesday.
The U.S. under President Obama, who once promised to run the most transparent administration in the countrys history, fell from 32nd to 46th in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index, a drop of 13 slots. The index, compiled by the press advocacy group Reporters Without Borders, analyzes 180 countries on criteria like official abuse, media independence and infrastructure to determine how free journalists are to report.
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Hell, ALL FREEDOM suffers under the kenyan/indonesian commie bastard! Why does the press continue to protect him?
This is news?