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

Population (2010, proj.): 5,346,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $44,300

Date of Independence: December 6, 1917 (from Russia)

Date of Last Constitution: March 1, 2000


Finnish media are among the freest and most open in the world. Some 200 newspapers are published (31 are dailies), though ownership is highly concentrated. Government and private radio and television stations ...

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