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

Population (2010, proj.): 1,508,000

Gross National Income per Capita: N/A

Date of Independence: September 3, 1971 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: June 9, 2005

The home of the international Al Jazeera network, the Persian Gulf kingdom is otherwise one that strongly controls domestic media. Few specific laws protect media freedom. There are seven newspapers, four ...

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