Lithuania has gone up by six notches to the 30th place in the annual global Press Freedom Index but optimism is lightly overshadowed by the fight over the public broadcaster's management reform and the government's certain actions, Reporters Without Borders says. All in all, 180 countries were evaluated during the survey.
The report states that journalists in Lithuania "are slowly freeing themselves after years of oppression by local media moguls." But some experts have doubts about this statement.
Deimantas Jastramskis, associate prof...
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