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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Bhutan

Population (2010, proj.): 708,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,770

Date of Independence: 1949 (from India)

Date of Last Constitution: July 18, 2008

This tiny kingdom high in the Himalayan mountains does not allow media to criticize the king or political system. The handful of broadcast stations are operated by and support the government. Cable service ...

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