Lithuania finishes ahead of UK and France in media freedom poll - Freedom House

  • 2016-04-27
According to U.S.-based NGO, Freedom House, Lithuania is ahead of its neighbours Russia, Belarus, Latvia and Poland in terms of media freedom. However, it ranks behind Estonia. In the poll which was published on April 27, Lithuania ranked 33rd from 199 rated countries and territories, leaving behind many Western countries, including France and Great Britain. Vytis Jurkonis, the head of the Vilnius bureau of Freedom House, told BNS that the organisation was focusing on high concentration of media ownership and rather complex economic c...
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