Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - France
Population (2010, proj.): 62,637,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $38,810
Date of Independence: 843 (established from the division of the Carolingian Empire)
Date of Last Constitution: October 4, 1958
French print and broadcast media are generally free and very vocal on political and social matters. Government advertising and other support ...