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

Population (2010, proj.): 1,214,464,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $950

Date of Independence: August 15, 1947 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: January 26, 1950

India enjoys the freest media environment in south Asia. Print media—mostly independently owned—are diverse and often scrutinize government activity. That said, some government regulation and ...

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