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

Population (2010, proj.): 10,324,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $400

Date of Independence: October 2, 1958 (from France)

Date of Last Constitution: December 23, 1990

While Guinea's constitution guarantees freedom of the press, the long-ruling government of Lansana Conte is known for bullying and sometimes direct control of news outlets, particularly in times of civil ...

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